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Art Deco Onyx, Enamel, and Diamond "Pendulette," Cartier, Paris

Auction:
2550B
Lot:
822
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2550B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Art Deco Onyx, Enamel, and Diamond "Pendulette," Cartier, Paris, c. 1920s, the circular pale blue guilloche enamel dial with rose-cut diamond hands, enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals, and shaped onyx frame with rose-cut diamond corners, 73 x 73 mm, case and movement numbered, signed.

Note: For a similar pendulette, see Le Temps de Cartier, Jader Barracca et al., p. 110.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Nos. 831, 404 on case back, stand, interior of bezel on the frame. Movement unsigned, no. 134404. Stand also numbered 539 and signed Cartier Paris in script. Only signed on the stand. Approx. 2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in. Minor nicks to edge of dial not obtrusive. Currently setting, winding and running. Small nicks to backside of onyx case, not visible from front. Stand needs to reversed by a jeweler to align the numerals with the hands.

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Cartier Paris, Le Temps, jeweler, Cartier, Cartier SA, Onyx

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