Offered by: Macklowe Gallery, Ltd
445 Park Avenue New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 212.644.6400


Cartier Paris and Edmond Jaeger Seed Pearl and Diamond Wristwatch

$ 47,500
  • Description
    Dating from the 1910s, this early platinum, seed pearl and diamond wristwatch was created by Cartier Paris in collaboration with Edmond Jaeger and European Watch & Clock. The square case with rounded corners , marked EJ for Edmond Jaeger, encloses a silvered dial with Roman numeral indicators and blued hands, case and geometric lugs enhanced with millegrain accents, and rose-cut diamond winding stem, approximate total diamond weight 3.50 carats, enclosing a signed European Watch and Clock Co. 19-jewel movement with 8 adjustments, joining a mesh band of platinum and seed pearl links, completed by a platinum and 18K gold deployant clasp set with rose and old European-cut diamonds. A great early Art Deco design from a visionary firm, this period wristwatch is a refined and historic piece of watchmaking history.

    Item #: W-20594
    Artist: Cartier
    Country: France
    Circa: 1910-1920
    Dimensions: 5.75" interior circumference x 0.75" width
    Materials: Seed pearls; 112 single-cut and rose-cut diamonds (with approximate total weight 3.50 carats); 18K Gold and Platinum
    Signed: Dial signed CARTIER, movement and interior case signed EW&C Co. Inc. and European Clock and Watch Co., Bte SGOG. case and deployant clasp marked EJ for Edmond Jaeger, case, lugs and clasp with French guarantee stamps, case marked 16829 and 8421, clasp marked 366, STE 10398, reverse of case further engraved "Florence M. Lamborn. 250 Upper Mountain Ave MONCLAIR NJ"
    Literature: For a discussion of the development of the wristwatch at Cartier, including the design of the square dial with corners such as this, see Cartier: Jewelers Extraprdinary, by Hand Nadelhoffer, pp. 273-275.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1949
    Condition: Good.
    Gemstones: Diamond, Pearl
    Metals: Gold, Platinum
    Styles / Movements: Signed Pieces
    Dealer Reference #: W-20594
    Incollect Reference #: 643841
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