Sale 09BE02 | Lot 199

French Art Deco Eight Day Quarter Chiming Clock

Catalogue: Belle Epoque
French Art Deco Eight Day Quarter Chiming Clock

Lot Details

Lot 199
French Art Deco Eight Day Quarter Chiming Clock
Cartier, circa 1935
The spinach jade case trimmed with blue enamel and 18 kt. gold, enclosing a dial brushed with silver/cream guilloche, the moonphase surrounded by the ivory enameled gold chapter ring with Roman numerals and gold and black enameled hands, above three subsidiary dials displaying the day of the week, alarm setting and numerical date of the month, signed Cartier and inscribed France, the brass movement signed Cartier, numbered 2577 and inscribed Made in France, with key, in a fitted leather box, signed Cartier. Height 6 3/8 inches, width 4 1/2 inches, depth 3 13/16 inches.

The Collection of Hugh J. Grant and Lucie

Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $158,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

clock case: appears to be in good condition, including the jade, gold mounts, glass and enamel elements; gold mount stamped with gold hallmark and also stamped 1930 on the right rear side of the base; when the rear door is open, the intrior backplate is inscribed in script: Cartier and 2577, perhaps a registry number; winding key accompanies the lot, as does the original fitted Cartier case, which does not close properly when the clock is placed inside for storage; leather box worn, damage to strap.

Doyle New York cannot make any warranty or representation regarding the working order of any clock in this sale. Accordingly, please assume the clock is not in working condition

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000
Sold for $158,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Belle Epoque

Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 10am EDT
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