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Rock crystal, mother-of-pearl, onyx and diamond 'Model A' Mystery Clock, Cartier, 1927
The millegrain-set diamond hands set within a gold frame and a chapter ring applied with mother-of-pearl, rose diamonds and raised gold Roman numerals, the bevelled rock crystal case on a onyx rectangular base, measuring approximately 141 x 90 x 52mm, unsigned, numbered, French assay mark, fitted case and charge key.

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Accompanied by a Cartier certificate of authenticity.

Literature

Cf: Hans Nadelhoffer, Cartier, Milan, 2007, pg. 276 for a 'Model A' sketch and pg. 277 for similar clocks.

Cf: Franco Cologni, Eric Nussbaum, Cartier: L'Arte del Platino, Milan, 1995, pg. 165 for a similar clock.

Cf: Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, Le Temps de Cartier, Milan, 1989, pg. 99 for a similar clock.

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