Sale 18JL02 | Lot 144

Rock Crystal, Brass, Enamel and Cabochon Sapphire Desk Clock, Cartier

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 144
Rock Crystal, Brass, Enamel and Cabochon Sapphire Desk Clock, Cartier
Mechanical, the fancy-cornered square-shaped rock crystal frame quartered by 4 round cabochon sapphires, centering a silver-tone engine-turned sunburst dial with Roman numerals and track indicator, ornate rose-cut diamond-set platinum hands, encircled by a light blue enamel bezel decorated with a garland motif, within a brass case, dial diameter approximately 44 mm., dial signed Cartier, gilt-brass movement unsigned, case no. 114, minor enamel loss, circa 1910. 3 x 3 inches. With signed fitted box.

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

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

Rock crystal: inclusions visible to eye, transparent, good polish.

Patina to dial. Minor enamel loss on bezel.

Cabochon sapphires: medium deep blue, good polish.

Box stamped K. A. P. on front.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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