Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Cartier. A fine and slim 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set openface keyless lever dress watch
Signed Cartier, Paris, London, no. 2602, circa 1910
With ultra thin gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, the gilt engine-turned dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, in circular ultra thin case with translucent blue enamel guilloché bezel surrounded by a white enamel ring, the snap on back similarly decorated and centred by a diamond-set floral decoration, foliage and blue and white enamel decorated bow, case hand-stamped with Cartier reference numbers, dial signed
40 mm. diam.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Accompanied by original fitted red leather presentation box stamped Cartier, Paris 13 Rue de la Paix, London 4 New Burlington St.
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels