*Cartier 1935 Paris rare Art deco desk clock in 18 kt gold with agate and diamonds with box
Art-Deco 8 days desk clock designed by Cartier.
A gorgeous presentation desk clock created in Paris France during the Art-Deco period, circa 1930's. Designed by the house of Cartier and carefully crafted in 18 karats yellow gold, with accents in .900 platinum for the diamonds settings
Decorated with applications of white, blue and gray enamel over a guilloche pattern. The reverse back cover, is made from gilded bronze and is suited with a hinged stand for display.
The main part is mounted in a single carved piece of translucent natural brownish agate and the corners are embellished with 4 platinum rosettes, set with 32 European rose cuts diamonds (0.64 cts).
The dial is decorated with a superb geometric design guilloche, with applications of blue gray enamel and the clock hands are accented by an additional 9 rose cut diamonds (0.27 cts).
Have a measures of 89 mm by 89 mm (3.5 x 3.5 inches).
The reverse case is stamped, with the maker's mark, the the serial numbers and signed, "CARTIER 594".
Note: Guilloché is used in fine jewelry to enhance the appearance of brooches, rings and pendants. Guilloché enamel refers to metal pieces that have been given the Guilloché treatment and then covered with a translucent layer of enamel, giving the geometric patterns underneath the enamel a colorful hue.
It is in perfect condition, the movement was recently serviced and is accompanied by the original fitted red jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: P0000MSNN/.BASI **BASI