Dating a cartier clock
This is the most recently acquired mystery clock in the Cartier Collection.
Mystery clocks are currently surging in popularity on the art market.
This rare and stylish clock by Cartier is the epitome of Art Deco design.
These creations represent a technical and aesthetic tour de force in the history of both the Maison and of the decorative arts.Taking the allusion to the extreme, here the elephant appears as an authentic Chinese jade figure dating from the 18th century.There is no guessing as to why it was sold to a maharaja…Model A mystery clock The Model A clock was the original type of mystery clock produced by Cartier from 1912 onwards.Its sleek and transparent silhouette sitting on a hard stone base makes it a pioneering creation, evoking the Art Deco aesthetic long before the height of the movement.