Sale 15JL02 | Lot 245

Art Deco Agate, Nephrite, Jade, Black Onyx and Coral Desk Clock, Van Cleef & Arpels, France, Vacheron & Constantin

Catalogue: Important Jewelry
Art Deco Agate, Nephrite, Jade, Black Onyx and Coral Desk Clock, Van Cleef and Arpels, France, Vacheron and Constantin

Lot Details

Lot 245
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.


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $87,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The movement is currently running, but not guaranteed to be in working order.

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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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $87,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important Jewelry

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