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