Cartier Antique "50 Years of Friendship"18ct Gold and Blue Enamel Pocket Watch Circa 1920

GBP 12,500.00

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Object Description

A delightful gold pocket watch by Cartier c.1920 the round watch case in highly polished 18ct yellow gold decorated with an outer frame of rich royal blue enamel and centred with a pair of overlapping initials, R and C, in italic script within a circular border also in royal blue enamel, around the edge are the words CINQUANTE ANS D’AMITIE meaning fifty years of friendship, the watch face has a white background with roman numerals and black hands and is signed Cartier, in original fitted green leather box. This is a charming piece made to commemorate an enduring and obviously meaningful friendship and whilst we don’t know who RC was or who gave them this watch, the sentiment behind this elegant gift is clear.

Maker
Cartier

Period
Circa 1920

Origin
French

Setting
18ct gold with partial French assay marks

Weight
55 grams

Dimensions
4.6cm / 1.8″ diameter 0.80cm / 0.33″ thick

Condition
Very fine

Object Condition

Very Fine

Object Details

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Dealer Location

52-53 Burlington Arcade
London W1J 0HH
United Kingdom

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