Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Cartier. A fine and unusual 18K gold rectangular miniature Prism clock
Signed Cartier Inc., France, no. 119577 and 268, circa 1950
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the white dial with gilt baton numerals concealed in the base and visible from the front through a series of crystal prism, the rectangular engine-turned case with glazed front and back, the inside with mirrors to bottom, top and sides, winding crown in the base, case signed and hand-stamped with Cartier reference numbers, dial and movement signed Cartier
25 mm. high & 14 mm. wide
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Accompanied by Cartier original fitted red leather-covered presentation box.
Other examples of Cartier Prism clocks are illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 186.
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