Antiquorum’s Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, 13th November 1999 Auction Totaled 6,336,447

The top lots for the auction are as follows:

LOT 87

Piguet & Meylan, Genève, the enamel attributable to Jean Abraham Lissignol, Geneva, the case attributable to Jean-Georges Rémond, Geneva, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1820.Le C'urA highly important gold, enamel, pearl and turquoise-set, heart-shaped, quarter repeating musical automaton, centre-seconds, watch, in original silver fitted protecting case.

Sold for 2,203,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 66

Attributable to Jaquet-Droz, Geneva, No. I,circa 1785.Magnificent and exceptional 18K gold and enamel pearl and ruby-set singing bird watch.

Sold for 839,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 77

Piguet & Capt, Geneva, the box by Jean-Georges Rémond, the enamel painted by Jean-Louis Richter, circa 1810.Extremely fine and rare pair of 18K gold and enamel, snuffboxes with automaton scene and a built-in watch.

Sold for 300,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 300,000 - 400,000  

LOT 81

FR (Rochat), Geneva, No. 292, circa 1810.Very fine and rare, 18K gold and enamel, pearl set small singing bird box.

Sold for 135,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 150,000 - 180,000  


Abraham Cailliatte, Geneva, the case definitively attributed to Pierre I Huaud, le Père, Geneva,circa 1670.Very fine and important 22K gold and enamel pre-balance spring watch.

Sold for 113,500.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 100,000 - 120,000  


Jean Rousseau, le Jeune, Geneva, circa 1660.Very fine and rare gilt metal and rock crystal crucifix watch.

Sold for 99,156.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 0 - 0  

LOT 65

Geneva, circa 1780.Very fine and rare 20K varicoloured gold ovalsnuffbox with carillon.

Sold for 94,360.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 150,000 - 180,000  

LOT 64

Morand, Genève, circa 1780.Very fine and extremely rare, varicoloured gold musical watch, carillon on five bells, with automaton scene.

Sold for 89,300.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 60,000 - 80,000  


Case enamelled by Les deux frères Huaut, les Jeunes, movement by J. B. Vrythoff, Hague, No. 152,circa 1686.Very fine 20K gold pair-cased watch.

Sold for 82,700.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 80,000 - 100,000  

LOT 84

FR (Rochat) and PM (Piguet & Meylan), No. 700,the enamel painting attributable to Jean-Abraham Lissignol, Geneva, circa 1820.Very fine and rare 18K gold and enamel, turquoise set singing bird box with music.

Sold for 73,600.00 CHF

Estimate CHF 70,000 - 90,000