**A SPECTACULAR ART DECO EGYPTIAN-REVIVAL MOTHER-OF-PEARL, CORAL AND ONYX CARRIAGE CLOCK, BY CARTIER
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**A SPECTACULAR ART DECO EGYPTIAN-REVIVAL MOTHER-OF-PEARL, CORAL AND ONYX CARRIAGE CLOCK, BY CARTIER

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**A SPECTACULAR ART DECO EGYPTIAN-REVIVAL MOTHER-OF-PEARL, CORAL AND ONYX CARRIAGE CLOCK, BY CARTIER
With rectangular brass movement, striking and alarm on two gongs, the rectangular mother-of-pearl scale motif case, enhanced at the corners by coral columnar corners, the base and top set with stepped onyx plinths, with coral feet, the top joined to an onyx handle, with calibré-cut coral and mother-of-pearl detail, centering upon a gold satiné rectangular dial, with champlevé enamel Roman numerals, the similarly-enameled hands of stylized lotus design, within an onyx and carved coral surround, enhanced by carved coral Egyptian caryatids, circa 1925, 5½ x 4 1/8 x 8 5/8 ins., in a Cartier brown leather presentation case
Dial signed Cartier Paris
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

Lot Essay

cf. Hans Nadelhoffer, "Cartier: Jewelers Extraordinary", Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1984, page 149-155
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