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  • We acquired this object.

1931

  • Work on this object began.

2017

Mystery Clock, Aquamarine, 1931

This is a Mystery Clock. It was produced by Cartier and Maurice Coüet and manufactured by European Watch and Clock Co. Inc..

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 1931. Its medium is coral, lapis lazuli, aquamarine, platinum, gold.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 × 5.6 × 3.1 cm (2 3/4 × 2 3/16 × 1 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

2930; 2913

It is signed

Cartier Paris London New York

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