Lot 56
  • 56


10,000 - 15,000 EUR
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The rectangular dial with Roman numeral indicators, the bezel and bracelet millegrain-set with rose diamonds, quartz movement, length approximately 150mm, dial signed Cartier, numbered, partial French assay mark for 18 carat gold and import marks for platinum, gross weight approximately 35.70 grams.


Formerly in the collection of Rose Repetto (1907-1984), To her son, Roland Petit, and his wife, Zizi Jeanmaire. 


Please note we do not guarantee watch movements. Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of its time keeping and therefore a service should be carried out in the near future at the buyer's expense. Quartz movement not working at the time of cataloguing. Dial signed Cartier Paris, case numbered outside 1057 4287, side of case stamped with partial French assay mark for 18 carat gold, and markers mark EJ between a hourglass, for Jaeger Ets, 1 r. Vernier 75017 Paris inside the case, tongue stamped with French import marks for platinum and gold. Quartz movement signed Cartier and numbered numbered 280 00, likely that it replaced the original movement during a service, Cartier tended to do this during the 1970s. Diamonds bright and lively, bracelet well articulated, clasp secure with safety catch, some signed of tarnish to metal and edges of dial, and scratches consistent with age and wear, overall in good condition. Gross weight approximately 35.70 grams.
"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."

Catalogue Note

Rose Repetto, the mother of Roland Petit, established the Repetto ballet shoe company. She designed a ballet shoe for her son at her workshop in Paris in 1947. She developed ballet flats for Brigitte Bardot in 1956 for the film And God Created Woman. They were known as "Cendrillon", from the French version of Cinderella, and became popular as a fashion shoe. In 1958, she opened a boutique in Paris and her customers included Maurice Béjart, Rudolf Nureyev, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Carolyn Carlson, the Kirov Ballet and the Folies Bergères.