Lot 131. Cartier Art Deco Gold, Platinum, Black Onyx, Carved Jade and Coral, Cabochon Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel Desk Clock, France. Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000. © 2022 William Doyle Galleries, Inc.
18 kt., mechanical, centering a circular yellow and black enamel numberless dial of overlapping circle and square motif with platinum and rose-cut diamond stylized hands, within a mother-of-pearl chapter ring applied with raised red enamel Roman numerals, flanked by carved light green jade dragons continuing to bulbous sections applied with three geometric platinum and rose-cut diamond plaques centering 3 round cabochon emeralds, accented by 9 round cabochon sapphires, further surmounted by curved black enamel bands and carved coral dragons, atop a stepped black onyx platform spaced by carved coral, the base surmounted by 2 rectangular pierced carved jade, platinum and rose-cut diamond-set plaques, movement signed E.W.C Co., no. 0747, with French assay marks, inner silver case nos. 3972 and 2301, circa 1925, two eyes and eyebrows missing. 4 3/4 x 4 1/16 x 2 1/8 inches. With fitted box signed Cartier.
C The Estate of Kathryn Graham.
Doyle. Important Jewelry, Apr 12, 2022