The top lots for the auction are as follows:
LA COLÈRE D'ACHILLE Attributed to James Cox, London, made in the late 18 century. Magnificent and extremely rare 20K gold, silver, ivory, enamel, diamond, ruby, emerald and agate-set fan with a watch and a compartment containing a small mirror and the winding key, made for the Chien Lung Imperial family (1711-1799), of the Ching Dynasty. In a Chinese fitted box. Sold to Lord Sandberg for 250,000 CHF in the Antiquorum Oct 1984 Geneva auction.
Sold for 6,020,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 1,100,000 - 1,500,000
USD 140,000 - 190,000
EUR 100,000 - 140,000
THE EVENING John Kenebel, Frith Street, Soho, London, No. 1455, enamel painting possibly by Lissignol, circa 1800. Magnificent and rare, large, oval-shaped, 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set, centre-seconds watch, made for the Oriental market.
Sold for 2,120,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 700,000 - 900,000
USD 90,000 - 115,000
EUR 65,000 - 85,000
THE THEATER Henry Capt, Geneve, No. 309. Made circa 1815. Highly important and exceptionally rare 18K gold and enamel double-face, triple-train, musical double automaton quarterrepeating watch with provision for à tact repeating and concealed erotic automaton scene.
Sold for 2,060,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000
USD 155,000 - 230,000
EUR 110,000 - 170,000
FOR J. PIERPONT MORGAN ' MINUTE REPEATING TOURBILLON & SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH Charles Frodsham, by Appointment to the Queen, 115 New Bond St., late of 84 Strand, London, No. 08616, Ad. Fmsz. The case with London hallmarks for 1897-98, the movement supplied by Nicole Nielsen & Co., entered in stock 1898, ordered by J. Pierpont Morgan and given to P.M.H. in 1913. Exceptional and highly important, large, 18K gold minute-repeating, keyless pocket chronometer with one-minute tourbillon regulator, split-seconds chronograph and 60-minute register.
Sold for 1,820,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000
USD 130,000 - 190,000
EUR 95,000 - 140,000
THE ATTRIBUTES OF LOVE Attributed to Piguet & Capt, Genève, circa 1805. Very fine and rare 18K gold and painted on enamel necessaire with a scent bottle fitted with concealed watch. In original fitted leather box, with old manuscript attesting to its provenance from the Chinese Emperor's Summer Palace.
Sold for 1,220,000.00 HKD
Estimate HKD 200,000 - 300,000
USD 25,000 - 40,000
EUR 20,000 - 30,000