An art deco onyx and diamond wristwatch, by Cartier,
Lot 161
An art deco onyx and diamond wristwatch, by Cartier,
Sold for £18,750 (US$ 30,352) inc. premium

Lot Details
An art deco onyx and diamond wristwatch, by Cartier, circa 1915
The tonneau-shaped dial, with Roman numerals, within a double-row rose-cut diamond border with a single line of onyx between, to a jewelled lever movement with wolf's tooth winding mechanism, the brilliant and rose-cut diamond openwork shoulders to a moiré silk strap with deployant clasp and French-cut onyx and rose-cut diamond buckle, the dial signed Cartier, the case numbered, sponsor mark, French assay marks, interior diameter 6.0cm, fitted case by Cartier

Footnotes

  • This wristwatch was a wedding gift in 1911 to the great-grandmother of the current owner.

    For a similar example to the present lot, see Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale, 24 April 2008, 15918, lot 46.
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