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1913

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1923

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2017

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Semi-Mystery Clock, Stellar, ca. 1918

This is a Semi-Mystery 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. 1918. Its medium is rock crystal, guilloché and champlevé enamel, rosecut diamonds, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • 4083A Clock, 1933
  • glass, chrome-plated metal, enameled metal.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2015-5-3

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.6 × 8.6 × 2.7 cm (3 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 1 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

stamped "m" on movement, numbered 4168, case serial number 98354on movement; inside back cover signed Cartier and #9835

It is signed

Cartier, 4168

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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