Square nephrite Art Deco desk clock/paperweight

Square Art Deco desk clock / paperweight, the nephrite case with Japanese corners, gold “milestone” shaped posts enamelled with white stripes holding a brown agate handle, gold and silver godrooned bezel with white enamel décor, gilt silvered dial with black Roman chapters, gold hands with black enamel triangles. Gold covered key holes. Key.

Signed: CARTIER   MADE IN FRANCE (on the dial)
Size: Nephrite block is 6.5 cm square, total height with handle is 8.7 cm

French maker’s mark for Maurice Couet, French oval silver and gold hallmark

Made: circa 1925

Price: USD 26,000

Art Deco diamond and enamel vanity case

Rectangular lady’s gold Art Deco vanity case, the top and bottom enamelled white with a Persian design superimposed with a geometric design of black enamel striped squares, the side enamelled black, baguette diamond set push-piece in platinum, the inside fitted with a covered compartment and a lipstick tube.

Signed: Cartier Paris Londres New York
Cartier Paris inventory no.  Made in 1928
Size: 4.5 x 6.5 x 1.5 cm

French 18K gold hallmark

Price: USD 14,500

Art Deco inkwell

Antique Chinese jade, pyrite, turquoise, black enamel, gold mounting

French gold hallmark

Made: circa 1925
Length: 16.5 cm, height: 11 cm, width: 8.5 cm

Price: USD 20,000

Long rectangular silver table lighter

Ribbed silver

Length: 12 cm,
Width: 3.6 cm
Signed: Cartier Paris
Made: circa 1950

Price: USD 2,750

Art Deco smoker’s set with Chinese motifs

Round obsidian ashtray, fluted nephrite ring, 14K gold matchbox holder, coral

Signed: CARTIER, numbered from Cartier NY
Diameter: 13.5 cm; height: 6.5 cm
Made: circa 1925
Price: USD 9,500

Art Deco upright rectangular jade cigarette case

Jade, white and black enamel design on gold mount, rose-cut diamond pushpiece.

Signed: CARTIER Paris, numbered
Made in 1920
8.3 x 4.6 cm

Inclusive of July 1921 article in Femina magazine, showing that the box was given as 1st prize in Femina golf tournament.

Price: USD 15,000

Belle Epoque agate cigarette holder

Agate, gold with white and light blue enamel.

Unsigned (no space), by Cartier

Original Cartier fitted case
French gold hallmark

Length: 5.7 cm
Made: circa 1910

Price: USD 2,300

cf: « L’objet Cartier » (Made by Cartier) », F. Cologni, E. Mocchetti, 1992, ill. p. 60 for a near identical one made in 1913.

Nephrite and amethyst cigarette holder

Nephrite, calibré amethysts, gold.

Signed: Cartier Paris, numbered

French eagle head gold mark

Cartier fitted case

Length: 5.2 cm
Made: circa 1910

Price: USD 2,400

Square onyx desk clock

Moulded onyx, silver, rose-cut diamond hands set in platinum, silver dial with black Roman numerals, brass folding strut.

7.4 cm square

Signed: Cartier on the dial, numbered
Made: circa 1939

French silver mark (boar’s head)

Price: USD 11,500

Upright rectangular Art Deco altar clock

Gold case with Chinese black enamel design, rose-cut diamond set motifs in platinum, rose-cut diamond set initials, the doors open to access the white enamel dial with blue Roman numerals, blued steel hands, the back doors open to access the movement, onyx base.

Signed: CARTIER on the dial, dial further stamped with BREVETE (patented) and FRANCE. Numbered

Clock furnished by the Majestic Clock Co.

Made: circa 1928-30
Height: 6 cm

Price: USD 32,000

cf: Judy Rudoe, « Cartier 1900-1939 », items 70 and 71, ill. p. 132
H. Nadelhoffer, « Cartier », 1984, color plate 70