The top lots for the auction are as follows:
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 CurA 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 CHF 2,203,500.00
CHF 0 - 0
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 CHF 300,500.00
CHF 300,000 - 400,000
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 CHF 113,500.00
CHF 100,000 - 120,000
Geneva, circa 1780.Very fine and rare 20K varicoloured gold ovalsnuffbox with carillon.
C. Three body, oval, with hinged cover and base, entirely decorated with three-coloured gold garlands of flowers and leaves, balustrades and further decoration over hatched ground, the band cover and base with urns of flowers, and symbols of Love and Fidelity. The base, pierced for the sound, discloses the mechanism. M. Gilt brass, shaped, fully skeletonized with fusee and chain, pinned barrel and fly regulator, playing on six bell with six hammers.Dim. 95 x 55 x 40 mm.
Sold for CHF 94,360.00
CHF 150,000 - 180,000
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 CHF 82,700.00
CHF 80,000 - 100,000
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 CHF 73,600.00
CHF 70,000 - 90,000