11 December 2002
A French silver, enamel and amethyst minute-repeating miniature carriage timepiece
Cartier, Paris & London, No.2087. Circa 1930
The case decorated with guilloché enamel to the five sides within white enamel borders, amethyst cabochon plunge repeat button to the top, the base plate stamped CARTIER supported on four amethyst cabochon feet, the white enamel Arabic chapter disc signed Cartier Paris Londres, gold painted minute track and pierced and chased gold hands, the going barrel movement with cut bimetallic balance to lever escapement, minute repeating on two gongs via two hammers, the back plate signed NOCTURNE 2087
3¼in. (8.5cm.) high
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