22 novembre 2019

An art deco rock crystal, gold, agate, enamel and diamond-set 'Mystery Clock', by Cartier, 1919, Pendule Mysterieuse 'Model A'

Lot 137. An art deco rock crystal, gold, agate, enamel and diamond-set 'Mystery Clock', by Cartier, 1919, Pendule Mysterieuse 'Model A' No 151. Estimate £ 150,000 - 250,000  (€ 180,000 - 290,000). Courtesy Bonham's. The rectangular rock crystal case and rounded stepped pediment with bombé sides and bezelled edges, the double-sided white enamel frame applied with gold laurel leaf decoration, the annular chapter ring with Roman numerals interspersed with fleurette motifs, to an inner rose-cut diamond... [Lire la suite]