Lot No. 509 (93rd Auction)
Boucheron, 26 Place Vendôme, Paris, Movement No. 151459, Case No. 151459, 120 x 75 mm, circa 1925

A decorative, elegant Art Deco table clock with 8 day power reserve and original box
Case: jade/gold enamel/silver. Dial: silvered. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, screw compensation balance.

The dark green of the faceted jade stone and the gold leaf ornamentation on white ground surround a dial and exquisitely chased diamond-studded hands.

Frédéric Boucheron
When Frédéric Boucheron opened his jewellery shop at the Place Vendôme in 1858 he was the first jeweller in the quarter; he soon gained fame for his expert knowledge of precious stones and his exquisite creations. The Maison Boucheron catered for a wealthy and properous clientele and its successes soon allowed the company to branch out to Japan, the Middle and Far East and to Moscow and London. Maison Boucheron exhibited in many international expositions such as the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition, the 1889 and 1900 World Exhibitions in Paris, the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and the 1925 International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts in Paris. The management of the company - which still trades at the Place Vendôme address - remains in the hands of the family Boucheron.
Estimate  11,500 - 14,000 €
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