Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Cartier. A fine and unusual 18K gold and enamel miniature travel clock
Signed Cartier, France, movement signed Majestic Watch Co., case signed European Clock and Watch Co., Made in France, and with hand-stamped Cartier reference numbers 1307 and 9261, circa 1930
With nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, the silvered matt dial with baton numerals, blued steel hands, in rectangular case with two hinged shutters to the front, black enamel geometrical decoration and white enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals around the aperture, the shutters opened by depressing the crown and revealing large blue enamel numerals on the case and inside shutters, case signed EWC & Co. and numbered, dial signed Cartier, movement signed Majestic Watch Co.
42 mm. high
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Similar models of Cartier Art Deco clocks are illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 177.
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