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  • We acquired this object.

1931

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2021

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Mystery Clock

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

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Brooch, 1925
  • diamonds, platinum, carved lapis, onyx, coral, jade.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.2

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

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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