26 mars 2013

Art Deco Nephrite, Silver, Enamel and Diamond Desk Clock, Cartier, Paris

Art Deco Nephrite, Silver, Enamel and Diamond Desk Clock, Cartier, Paris. Photo Doyle The square-shaped nephrite clock with Japonais corners, centering a circular gold-tone dial applied with sunburst radial engine-turned decoration, with black Roman numerals and railroad minute track, with fancy-shaped rose-cut diamond-set platinum hands, encircled by a gold-plated silver and silver bezel quartered by white enamel bands, topped by gold and white enamel attachments for a handle, key wind and key set, dial signed... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2013

Art Deco Rock Crystal, White Enamel and Diamond Desk Clock, Cartier, France

Art Deco Rock Crystal, White Enamel and Diamond Desk Clock, Cartier, France. Photo Doyle Platinum, metal, the milestone-shaped rock crystal clock centering a circular silver-tone engine-turned dial, with black Roman numerals and railroad minute track, with delicate platinum rose-cut diamond-set hands, encircled by a white enamel and gold bezel, accented by two diamond-set platinum florets, dial signed Cartier, France, case no. 01041, round 8-day movement signed Made by... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2013

Agate and enamel desk clock, Cartier, late 1920s

Agate and enamel desk clock, Cartier, late 1920s. Photo Sotheby's The circular dial with red guilloché enamel hands, embellished with a royal blue enamel bezel applied with red enamel Roman numerals and trefoil motifs, inset to an agate frame, measurements approximately 63 x 63 x 28mm, dial signed Cartier. Lot Sold: 22,500 CHF LITERATURE: Cf: Franco Cologni and Ettore Mocchetti, L'Objet Cartier, 150 ans de tradition et d'innovation, Paris, 1992, page 100 and the Catalogue for the exhibition at the Petit Palais museum, The Art... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2011

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, circa 1925

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, circa 1925. Photo Sotheby's The circular dial inlaid with mother-of-pearl, royal blue enamel and diamond set hands, to a rock crystal bezel applied with Roman numerals, set within a jadeite frame, accented with sugarloaf lapis lazuli, signed Cartier, Made in France and numbered, fitted case Cartier, Paris.  ESTIMATE 6,200-13,200 GBP. Lot Sold: 79,250 GBP LITERATURE: Cf: Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, Le Temps de Cartier, Milan, 1989, page 170-172 for similar examples... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2010

An art deco nephrite, chalcedony and enamel desk clock, by Ostertag

An art deco nephrite, chalcedony and enamel desk clock, by Ostertag. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The black lacquer square case flanked on either side by a carved green nephrite parrot, to the two-tiered beige chalcedony and green nephrite pushpiece, the clock with gilt-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the square red enamel dial of Chinese-inspired motif, enhanced by green, blue, pink, yellow and white flowers, with white Arabic numerals and hands, to the beige chalcedony, green nephrite and black lacquer stepped base,... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2008

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s

Gem-set desk clock, Cartier, 1920s The circular yellow gold dial applied with Roman numerals, the hands set with rose-cut diamonds, to the black enamel and cabochon ruby bezel, set within a rutilated rock crystal arched case decorated with jade plaques carved in a floral pattern, respectively embellished with a rose-cut diamond and a cabochon ruby, dial signed Cartier, case engraved 'Isabel' and numbered, one rose-cut diamond and a cabochon ruby deficient on the jade plaques, slightly imperfect - Estimate 8,000--12,000 CHF -... [Lire la suite]
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