Art Deco Agate, Nephrite, Jade, Black Onyx and Coral Desk Clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, Vacheron & Constantin
Gold, silver and metal, mechanical, centering a circular agate dial surmounted on a larger circular agate panel, the dial applied with square gold markers, with painted red hands, supported by a rectangular nephrite panel embellished by 3 gold bezel-set sugarloaf cabochon coral, atop a faceted rectangular black onyx base, with 3 rectangular coral as feet, the thumb wind signed Van Cleef & Arpels Inc., France, gilt nickel movement signed Vacheron & Constantin, no. 408036, circa 1930, one coral foot missing. Base 4 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches. Diameter 3 1/2 inches. Height 5 1/4 inches.
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Agate: translucent, very good polish.
Chips on painted red hands.
One coral foot mostly chipped off. One coral foot with deep crack across.
One coral foot with minor hairline crack.
Large chip on back edge of black onyx.
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