Antiquorum’s Hong Kong, Victoria Hotel, 17th June 1994 Auction Totaled HKD 26,719,672

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 379

Not signed, (Jacquet-Droz?), Swiss, made for the Chinese market, circa 1790. The enamel painted in the manner of Jean Abraham Lissignol. Magnificent 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl and diamond set, musical snuff-box with a center-seconds watch.

Sold for HKD 2,721,950.00

Estimations :

HKD 0 - 0

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LOT 32

Breguet No. 1070, sold to Mr. Niedheidt on 24 November 1980 for 280'000 Francs. Very fine 18 ct. gold, diamond set skeletonised, keyless minute repeating, moon phase astronomical "grande sonnerie" clockwatch with perpetual calendar, in original green leather fitted box with gold sapphire set setting pin.

Sold for HKD 1,684,100.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,100,000 - 1,200,000

CHF 220,000 - 240,000

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LOT 191

J. W. Rosenthal, Bombay, No.2391, Swiss, made for the Indian market, circa 1900. Magnificent, 18 ct. gold, enamel and diamond-set hunting-cased, keyless moon-phase astronomical minute-repeating grande and petite sonnerie clockwatch with perpetual calendar.

Sold for HKD 1,378,850.00

Estimations :

HKD 1,000,000 - 1,200,000

CHF 200,000 - 240,000

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LOT 323

Jaques Cartier (Geneva), circa 1670. Extremely fine and rare 20 ct. gold and enamel watch.

C. Double body, bassine, the bezel with cloisonne multi-coloured decoration, the back entirely overlaid with pierced and raised and enamelled multicoloured summer-flowers. Loose-ring pendant D. White enamel chapter with Roman numerals, the centre decorated with various flowers. Single tulip pattern gilt brass hand. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with gilt brass twisted pillars, fusee with gut fine, three wheel train with verge escapement, plain twoarm steel balance without spring, irregular oval form cock pierced and engraved with foliage. Worm-andwheel set-up with delicately pierced blued steel brackets, silver regulator disc and engraved floral decoration. Signed on the back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 46 mm. Estimate: HK$ * *' SFr. ' "

Sold for HKD 1,317,800.00

Estimations :

HKD 0 - 0

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LOT 378

J.D. Piguet & P. Meylan à Genève, No.134, made for the Chinese market, circa 1820. Extremely fine and rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, quarter-repeating "barking dog" automaton watch.

Sold for HKD 714,840.00

Estimations :

HKD 400,000 - 450,000

CHF 80,000 - 90,000

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LOT 274

Not signed (Henry Capt), Genève, circa 1800. Very fine and extremely rare 18 ct. gold quarter repeating musical watch with an automaton scene on the dial plate and a concealed erotic one.

Sold for HKD 690,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 650,000 - 800,000

CHF 130,000 - 160,000

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LOT 324

Abraham Caillatte (Geneva), the enamel attributed to Peter Huaud le père, circa 1665. Extremely fine and rare 20 ct. gold and enamel piqué pair caised watch.

Sold for HKD 638,250.00

Estimations :

HKD 400,000 - 450,000

CHF 80,000 - 90,000

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LOT 365

C. Racine, Le Locle, Swiss, made for the Indian market, circa 1900. Exceptional 18 ct. gold, ruby and diamond set half hunting-cased, minute-repeating, grande sonnerie, moon-phase astronomical keyless clockwatch with perpetual calendar and chronograph.

Sold for HKD 587,190.00

Estimations :

HKD 400,000 - 450,000

CHF 80,000 - 90,000

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LOT 377

Not signed (Ilbery), Swiss, made for the Chinese market, with London hallmarks for 1802. Extremely rare and fine 18 ct gold watch with solid gold coated movement and special escapement.

Sold for HKD 510,600.00

Estimations :

HKD 350,000 - 400,000

CHF 70,000 - 80,000

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LOT 298

Ernest Guinand, Locle, No. 3321, made for the Spanish market circa 1870. Fine and early 18 ct. gold hunting-cased, pocket chronometer, with one minute tourbillon regulator.

Sold for HKD 437,000.00

Estimations :

HKD 400,000 - 450,000

CHF 80,000 - 90,000

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