Lot 228. An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel lapel watch, Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 459,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
Circular cabochon carved emerald, carved and polished emerald beads, circular cabochon emeralds, single, old, rectangular and half moon-shaped diamonds, onyx plaques, black enamel, platinum, manual movement, case width 18.05 mm, 5 1/8 ins., circa 1925, signed Cartier, no. 03210, dial signed Cartier, France, detachable in three places and may be worn as a shorter pendant or as a clip brooch.
Provenance: Rita Dee Hassenfeld (1926-2015)
Leslie Hindman, Chicago, 16 September 2015, lot 421.
Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 319, no. 235
The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, pp. 328-29, no. 229
The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 341, no. 233.