CARTIER BAKELITE & YELLOW GOLD DESK CLOCK
Cartier, No. 0108/367819. Made circa 1925.
Very fine and rare, square Bakelite and yellow gold, 8-day
going desk clock.
Square, matte, made of one piece of Bakelite, rounded
edges, yellow gold bezel and hinged rectangular handle,
winding and hand-setting apertures in the back with sprung
Matte silver with bold painted radial Roman numerals,
outer minute track, sunray engine-turned center. Yellow
gold pierced arrow hands.
19''', rhodium plated, fausses côtes decoration, 15 jewels,
straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation
balance, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator.