10 April 2001,
New York, East
Price realised USD 9,988
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN ART DECO DIAMOND WRISTWATCH, BY CARTIER
The cream dial of a modified cushion outline with Roman chapters and blued-steel hands within a millegrain platinum surround set with rose-cut diamonds joined to a black ribbon band and deployant gold buckle, mounted in a gold backed platinum case--circa 1920, 6 in., with French hallmarks
Dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch and Clock Company, Inc., 19 Jewels, 8 adjustments
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This lot has no reserve.
Please note that the fabric band has been damaged during exhibition and will be repaired immediately after the sale.
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