Antiquorum’s Geneva, 11th March 2012 Auction Totaled CHF 6,258,326

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

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LOT 253

MAGNIFICENT ENAMELED WATCH WITH THREE HAMMER & THREE GONG MINUTE REPEATING - VENUS & CUPID – AN ALLEGORY OF LOVE Swiss, the movement attributed to Decombaz, No. 99018, the case by Frères Oltramare, No. 5476, the enamel in the manner of Isaac Adam. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1820. Magnificent and exceptionally fine, large, gold, enamel, painted on enamel and pearl-set pocket watch with three-hammer minute repeating on three gongs.

Sold for CHF 722,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 150,000 - 250,000

USD 165,000 - 270,000

EUR 120,000 - 210,000

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LOT 114

MAGNIFICENT GOLD & ENAMEL SINGING BIRD SNUFF BOX WITH CONCEALED WATCH Attributed to Freres Rochat, Geneva. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1815. Magnificent and extremely rare, 18K gold and pearl-set, combined singing bird box with snuff box, watch and twin painted on enamel scenes.

Sold for CHF 362,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 85,000 - 125,000

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LOT 118

FRERES ROCHAT - EXCEPTIONAL SINGING BIRD BOX WITH MUSIC & REPEATING WATCH Frères Rochat, Geneva, No. 61, the box attributed to Georges Rémond et Compagnie. Made for the Chinese market circa 1820. Magnificent and extremely rare, 18K gold, enamel, pearl and turquoise-set singing bird box with independent musical movement and center-seconds, quarter-repeating watch.

Sold for CHF 218,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 120,000 - 180,000

USD 130,000 - 200,000

EUR 100,000 - 150,000

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LOT 133

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 1437, “CYGNES ET MOUETTES” PENDULETTE DOME Patek Philippe, Genève, “Pièce Unique - Pendulette Dôme “Cygnes et Mouettes” No. 1804704, Ref. 1437, the cloisonné enamel panels by A. M. Secretan. Made in the late 1990s, sold on April 30th, 2008. Very fine and unique, solar-powered and electro-mechanical brass table clock with polychrome cloisonné enamel panels depicting swans and seagulls. Accompanied by a Patek Philippe fitted box, Certificate of Origin, a framed copy of the original design for the cloisonné enamels by A. M. Secretan, dated August 1996, and a Patek Philippe service invoice dated 2011.

Sold for CHF 182,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 50,000 - 80,000

USD 55,000 - 87,000

EUR 40,000 - 66,000

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LOT 201

ROBIN MONTH-GOING TABLE REGULATOR WITH EQUATION OF TIME Robin Fils à Paris. Dated 1802. Extremely fine and important, month-going, mahogany and gilt-bronze, center-seconds table regulator with meantime and solar equation of time, annual calendar with months and number of days, one-minute remontoire d’égalité and gridiron pendulum with temperature indication.

Sold for CHF 134,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 50,000 - 70,000

USD 55,000 - 76,000

EUR 40,000 - 58,000

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LOT 252

EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE MARKET BELT BUCKLE WATCH & MATCHING SHOE BUCKLES English. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1790. Very fine and exceptionally rare, gilt brass, silver, enamel and paste-set belt buckle fitted with a watch. Accompanied by the original pair of matching shoe buckles set with hair and cut-work three-dimensional flower panels.

Sold for CHF 128,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 50,000 - 70,000

USD 55,000 - 76,000

EUR 40,000 - 58,000

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LOT 173

VACHERON & CONSTANTIN, THE THREE WARRIORS Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, “Astral” No. 403127, delivered in 1926. Elaborate case by Verger Frères, No. 9600. Magnificent and rare, red lacquered chinoiserie Art Deco 8-day going desk clock with jade, gold and lapis lazuli mounts.

Sold for CHF 122,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 40,000 - 70,000

USD 45,000 - 76,000

EUR 33,000 - 58,000

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LOT 470

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5131, SEALED, ENAMEL DIAL, WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, "World Time", movement No. 5552931, case No. 4516322, Ref. 5131G-001. Sold on September 1st, 2011. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with world-time system, cloisonné enamel dial and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, Certificate of Origin and booklets.

Sold for CHF 122,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 85,000 - 125,000

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LOT 477

BREGUET - A MONSIEUR LE COMTE VLADIMIR KOMAR CARRIAGE CLOCK NO. 5017 Breguet, No. 5017, made between 1831 and 1832, sold on 11 June 1853, for the sum of 4000 Francs. Exceptional and extremely rare, large, gilt bronze carriage clock with grande and petite sonnerie striking, quarter-repeating, pull-wind alarm and calendar. Accompanied by the original gold-tooled red morocco leather fitted travelling box, original Breguet key and a certificate.

Sold for CHF 122,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 85,000 - 125,000

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LOT 469

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 LUMINOUS DIAL, YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 876270, case No. 2914533, Ref. 3970E. Sold on November 19th, 1992. Very fine and equally rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, leap year indication, 24-hour indication, luminous dial and hands and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by fitted box, Certificate of Origin, instruction booklet, additional solid 18K yellow gold case back and a Patek Philippe letter confirming the luminous hands and dot markers.

Sold for CHF 116,500.00

Estimations :

CHF 100,000 - 150,000

USD 110,000 - 165,000

EUR 85,000 - 125,000