Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 92

CARTIER QUARTER REPEATING TRAVEL / DESK CLOCK Cartier, Belle Epoque, Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, quarter-repeating, silver, enamel, agate and rose-cut diamond-set 8-day going desk / travel clock.

USD 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 78,000 - 116,000 / CHF 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: USD 13,125

Rectangular silver entirely decorated with translucent pink guilloche enamel with white champlevé enamel borders, the top with a pierced rose-cut diamond-set monogram "JRW" in a circle, the back with shuttered winding holes for winding and hand-setting and aperture for regulation, round agate repeat button, carved and polished agate base, faceted oval crystal. Oval white enamel with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Rose-cut diamond-set arrow hands. Rectangular brass plates, four pillars, straight-line lever escapement on a matte gilt platform, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs with two hammers.

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Dial signed, case and movement numbered. DIAM. 95 x 68 x 43 mm.