18K GOLD AND ONYX MINUTE REPEATING DESK TIMEPIECE
SIGNED CARTIER, FRANCE, NUMBERED 6271, MOVEMENT SIGNED NOCTURNE, NO. 7149, CIRCA 1940
Gilt-finished movement, Earnshaw balance, minute repeating on two steel gongs via two steel hammers, silvered dial, Arabic numerals, gold hands, rectangular gold case engine-turned throughout on rectangular onyx base, minute repeating mechanism activated by depressing a button at the top of the case, dial signed, base plate attaching the movement is numbered, movement is signed and numbered
Dimensions: 85 x 63 x 53 mm.