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A GOLD ONYX JADEITE AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESK TIMEPIECE MVT 2978572 CASE 10027 CIRCA 1920
• cal. 19,41 circular manual winding movement, 19 jewels, signed Longines • mother-of-pearl dial with carved jadeite centre, white enamel bezel heighted with gold Roman numerals and ruby cabochons, hands highlited with rose-cut diamonds • carved square nephrite case, the corners accented with Ruby cabochons • hinged strut • case and movement signed
height 7.4 cm
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Catalogue Note

This oriental-inspired example is particularly rare and highly decorative with its carved jaeite centre. Similar examples are illustrated in Barracca, J., Negretti, G., and Nencini, F., Le Temps de Cartier, p. 167-169

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