A fine and rare early 20th century diamond and ruby set jade and agate desk timepeiece Cartier No.5885
Lot 142
A fine and rare early 20th century diamond and ruby set jade and agate desk timepeiece
Cartier No.5885
Sold for £43,750 (US$ 58,693) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

14 Dec 2016, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A fine and rare early 20th century diamond and ruby set jade and agate desk timepeiece
Cartier No.5885
The circular jade bezel with diamond and ruby mounts suspended between two shaped grey agate uprights with further diamond and ruby mounts, over a jade fret cut with fruit and flowers, within a black lacquered frame with mother-of-pearl, diamond and ruby embellishments, raised on a stepped rectangular black lacquered plinth base with impressed numerals 5885 to the underside, the signed 2 inch mother-of-pearl Roman dial with lacquer numerals and hands modelled as a dragon with rose cut central diamond, the rear of the case signed 'Cartier Paris, Londres, New York 4319 and stamped 5885 over the engraved numerals 1559, the Swiss lever watch type movement with centre hand setting and winding below. 12cm (4.75in)

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