A 20th century French coral mounted lacquer mantel timepiece
Cartier, No.G70 2038 for the European Watch and Clock Co Inc
The case of double break-arch cross section raised on a shallow rectangular base and pad feet, the sides enriched with cream lacquer, the front, top and plinth in black within gilt borders, the 2.25 inch signed silvered dial with applied Arabic numerals, geometric hands and engine turned centre, the gilt bezel bordered top and bottom by geometric coral mounts, the back cover with cabochon knop concealing the replacement movement, the underside of the case inscribed 'European Watch and Clock Co Inc, Cartier, G70, .2038., made in France' 12.5cm (5in) high.
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