Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 22nd April 1995 Auction Totaled CHF 8,229,454

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

Thumb 500

LOT 500

Made by John Rich for the Chinese market, the enamel scene in the manner of Adam, circa 1805. "Le Temple du Magicien". Magnificent and highly important 18 ct. gold and enamel pearl and diamond-set, musical automaton snuff-box.

Sold for CHF 556,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 501

LOT 501

Not signed, attributed to Piguet & Capt, Geneva, made for the Chinese market, circa 1805. "L'Amphore". Magnificent and extremely rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set musical watch with automaton scene, designed as an amphora, suspended from a matching brooch, in original fitted box.

Sold for CHF 556,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 620

LOT 620

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 864471, case No. 640528, made on special order in 1943, sold in 1946. Extremely fine and rare and probably unique, astronomie, indirect centre second, waterproof, 18 ct. pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

Sold for CHF 512,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 502

LOT 502

Puy 'Roche, attributed to Piguet & Capt, Geneva, made for the Chinese market, circa 1805. "La Lorgnette". Magnificent and extremely rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set musical telescope with concealed automaton scene, and built in watch.

Sold for CHF 424,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

USD 0 - 0

-

Thumb 457

LOT 457

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 862321, case No. 626775, 1950's. Extremely fine and rare stainless steel gentleman' s wristwatch with square button splitsecond chronograph, register and pulsometer.

Sold for CHF 385,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 240,000 - 260,000

USD 200,000 - 220,000

-

Thumb 587

LOT 587

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, "La Terre", No. 929581, case No. 647137, Ref. 1415, made in 1946, sold on 29 November 1951. Extremely fine and rare "World Time", 18 ct. pink gold and "cloisonné" enamel gentleman's wristwatch with certificate.

Sold for CHF 380,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 600

LOT 600

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 867242, case No. 681326, Ref. 2524, circa 1946. Extremely fine and rare minute repeating, 18 ct. gold gentleman's wristwatch.

Sold for CHF 264,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 162

LOT 162

The highly complicate planetary dock of Monsieur Pouvillon Paul Pouvillon, Masterpiece made between 1930 and 1939. Highly complicate astronomical weight driven skeleton planetary dock.

Sold for CHF 226,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 0 - 0

Thumb 605

LOT 605

Rare and important collection of three minute repeating "grande sonnerie" clock-watches, by Louis Elisée Piguet, made for the Chinese market, the enamel painted by Louis Rosselet. Louis Elisée Piguet, No. 2746, retailed by Schwob Frères & Co., Chaux-de-Fonds, Swiss, case No. 47743, circa 1900. Very fine 18 ct. gold and enamel hunting cased, pearl set, keyless, t r i p l e c h i n e , "grande sonnerie", minute repeating clock-watch.

Sold for CHF 220,750.00

Estimations :

CHF 95,000 - 120,000

USD 80,000 - 100,000

-

Thumb 161

LOT 161

P. Jaquet-Droz à La Chaux-de-Fonds and Paris, the cabinet by Antoine Foulet, circa 1760. "Le Renard et la Cigogne". Highly important and fine, "verni Martin" and gilt bronze, eight day going, hour and hall hour striking musical cartel with singing bird, on its "cul de lampe" ( bracket).

Sold for CHF 204,250.00

Estimations :

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

USD 150,000 - 180,000

-