Black, Starr & Frost. A very fine Art Deco Chinoiserie 18K enameled gold, rock crystal, coral and diamond desk clock1930's
Lot 35Y
Black, Starr & Frost. A very fine Art Deco Chinoiserie 18K enameled gold, rock crystal, coral and diamond desk clock
1930's
Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium

The Art of Time

4 Dec 2017, 10:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
Black, Starr & Frost. A very fine Art Deco Chinoiserie 18K enameled gold, rock crystal, coral and diamond desk clock
Date: 1930's
Movement: Jeweled bridge pattern lever with integral winding and setting keys, concealed by a hinged enameled dome
Dial: Shaped triangular rock crystal plate with applied diamond-set Chinese numerals, enclosing a conforming champlevé enamel panel depicting fanciful Chinese figures in a landscape, snake-like hands set with rose-cut diamonds
Case: supported by three fluted coral and gold shaped beads, the two-tiers of the enameled gold base each resting on bracket feet
Signed: on interior of hinged dome, numbered 816321
Size: 14cm high, 12.5cm wide at base

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