Lot 244
  • 244


12,000 - 18,000 EUR
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The circular engraved mother-of-pearl dial with later hands set with rose diamonds, within an onyx surround applied with Roman numerals in mother-of-pearl, to an outer rail set with coral and rose diamond accents, the square rock crystal case with corner details set with rose diamonds, to a silver case back and later perspex strut, mechanical movement, measuring approximately 89 x 89 x 14mm, signed Cartier, numbered, gross weight approximately 495.80 grams, dial cover deficient, case stamped Cartier.


Please note that this clock was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement. Winding movement running at the time of cataloguing. Signed Cartier, numbered 1783 and 01020. Mother of pearl generally in good condition. Coral with some areas of restored chipping. Enamel with some chips. Diamonds bright and lively. Hands added later. Rock crystal colourless, transparent, some areas of minor chipping to corners. Metal with areas of discoloration. Perspex strut is a later replacement. Accompanied by case stamped Cartier.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."