12-10-2013 12-10-2013
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December 10, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Art Deco Onyx, Enamel, and Diamond Pendulette, Cartier, Paris

Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2693B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 10, 2013 10:00AM


Art Deco Onyx, Enamel, and Diamond Pendulette, Cartier, Paris, c. 1920s, the circular pale blue guilloche enamel dial with rose-cut diamond hands, enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals and rose-cut diamond border, within a shaped onyx frame with rose-cut diamond florets, Longines movement no. 2978547, 3 1/8 x 2 5/8 in., and numbered on the reverse of the hands and stand, signed.

Note: Similar pendulettes are pictured in Le Temps de Cartier, Jader Barracca et al., P. 170-173.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Hands and stand no. 496, stand also no. 433. Chapter ring needs realignment. Tarnish, nicks and scratches to enamel, and "flea bite" nicks to onyx frame. Hands need to be tightened, and back needs to be screwed in properly. Winds, sets, ticks when wound. Overhaul recommended. Signed only on the stand.

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Paris, Longines, Le Temps