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Catalog Data

Producer:
Cartier, French, founded 1847  Search this
Manufacturer:
Maurice Coüet, French, 1885-1963  Search this
European Watch and Clock Co. Inc., French-Swiss, founded 1920  Search this
Medium:
Platinum, gold, rock crystal, carved jade, cabochon and carved sapphires, rose-cut and other diamonds, enamel
Type:
timepieces & measuring devices
Exhibitions
Desk Clock
Object Name:
Desk Clock
Date:
ca. 1927
Description:
Clock composed of an arched rock crystal panel with circular dial centered by a carved jade medallion embellished with cabochon sapphires and diamond, within a gold and black enamelled chapter ring with rose-cut diamond-set Roman numerals and diamond and sapphire hands, encircled by a rose-cut diamond bezel, further decorated with a pair of topiary motifs formed of carved sapphires and leaves of jade, and black enamel, mounted in platinum and gold, with red leather fitted case by Cartier
Credit Line:
Lent by Private Collection
Accession Number:
13.2016.101
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45620ae6f-3dbf-4e31-baa5-0eb56b583059
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_13.2016.101