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  • We acquired this object.

1922

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2022

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Desk Clock, Borne

This is a Desk Clock.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Collection as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

It is dated ca. 1927. Its medium is platinum, gold, rock crystal, carved jade, cabochon and carved sapphires, rose-cut and other diamonds, enamel.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Clock (France)
  • glass, plastic, metal.
  • Gift of Geoffrey N. Bradfield.
  • 1997-9-1
  • Desk Clock
  • rock crystal, chinese lacquer, rose-cut diamonds and rubies, cabochon rubies,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.97
  • Vanity Case, Cypress Tree
  • gold, cream, black, and turquoise enamel, baguette diamonds, onyx, platinum,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.52

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10 × 8 × 3.5 cm (3 15/16 × 3 1/8 × 1 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Outside of back: hand-engraved "MADE IN FRANCE"; stamped 1346, 2376

It is signed

Outside of back: Cartier

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

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