Lot 411
  • 411

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Diamond, Jadeite, Lapis Lazuli, Pearl and Enamel 'Stalactite' Lapel-Watch, Cartier

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • platinum, gold, diamond, jadeite, lapis lazuli, diamond, enamel
The floral top centered by an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately .85 carat, suspending a pendant which opens to reveal a watch dial, topped by a jadeite bead measuring approximately 10.3 mm, accented by a pearl measuring approximately 4.8 mm, decorated throughout with lapis lazuli segments and highlighted with black enamel, set throughout with old European and single-cut diamonds, the dial signed Cartier, numbered 1737; circa 1925.

Catalogue Note

A 'Stalactite' watch of similar design is illustrated in Cartier: Jewelers Extraordinary by Hans Nadelhoffer, plate 71.
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