31 October 2001
AN ART DECO 18K GOLD AND NEPHRITE SQUARE DESK CLOCK, BY CARTIER
The square dark green nephrite case with rounded indent corners, embellished with triangular coral cabochons, the gilt engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on a plain chapter ring, with black enamel and gold hands and bezel, to the nephrite folding handle, circa 1920, 6.9 x 6.0 x 3.0 cm., with French assay marks, in its original Cartier red leather fitted case
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Le Temps de Cartier, Italy, 1989, p. 170 (illustrated)
Please note, the nephrite handle not original.
Please also note, a similar clock is illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier.
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