A 20th century French coral mounted lacquer mantel timepiece Cartier, No.G70 2038 for the European Watch and Clock Co Inc

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A 20th century French coral mounted lacquer mantel timepiece
Cartier, No.G70 2038 for the European Watch and Clock Co Inc

Sold for £ 2,125 (US$ 2,579) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

12 Dec 2012, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

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.

Footnotes

  • This clock has recently undergone full restoration by Cartier and has been returned to 'as new' condition. The original movement has been replaced by them with a modern Swiss electric movement.
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