319 lots

LOT 21

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 3,750

DIAM. 29 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm. Approx overall length 170 mm.

LOT 22

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015
DIAM. 26 mm. Approx. overall length 153 mm. Property of a Swiss Lady

LOT 23

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015
Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 22 x 30 mm. THICKNESS 5 mm. Approx. overall length: 145 mm. Property of a Swiss Lady

LOT 24

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 4,875

DIM. 30 x 23 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm. Approx. overall length 135 mm. Property of a Swiss Lady

LOT 25

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 2,750

Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 28 x 20 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm. Approx. overall length 135 mm. Property of a Swiss Lady

LOT 26

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 2,875

Signed on the counter enamel "Les Frères Huaut". DIM. 66 x 50 mm. Excluding frame. In good condition, small chip at top edge. Enamels painted by LES FRÈRES HUAUT were among the finest examples of painting on enamel from the GENEVA SCHOOL. JEAN-PIERRE (1655 -1723) and his brother AMI (1657-1724) were appointed painters to the Court of the Elector of Brandenburg in 1686, and went to Berlin where they lived and worked until 1700, at which point they returned to Geneva. After their return to Geneva their signature appeared as Les frères Huaut or Les deux frères Huaut or Peter et Amicus Huaut. To be sold without reserve

LOT 27

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

ARNOLD & STEINWACHS "VUE SUR LES ALPS" H. Arnold & Steinwachs, Genève, No. 57189, the movement by Eterna. Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, 8-day going, silver, painted on enamel and ivory desk clock.

Rectangular, the front, sides and flared base decorated with translucent aquamarine guilloché enamel painted with flowers in white and pale blue enamel, the front set with a finely painted on enamel alpine scene below the dial, back door decorated with engine-turned lines. Oval ivory painted with two cupids holding a flower garland amongst clouds, Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Rose-cut diamond-set pierced hands. 18''', frosted gilt, half plate, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with three adjustments, Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,500 - 4500

HKD 20,000 - 36000

USD 2,600 - 4700

Sold: CHF 3,375

Case signed HA.St., Genève, movement signed Eterna. DIM. 142 x 95 x 55 mm.

LOT 28

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

ARNOLD & STEINWACHS "LAC DE CUPIDON" H. Arnold & Steinwachs, Genève, No. 57221. Made circa 1910. Very fine and very rare, 8-day going, silver-gilt, painted on enamel, ivory and glass mystery table clock with the original gold-tooled morocco fitted box and key.

Bowl-form, beaded and laurel borders, concave side and base decorated with translucent aquamarine guilloché enamel painted with flowers in white and pale blue enamel. Painted on enamel chapter ring with pale blue radial Roman numerals, flower head half-hour markers, the center with a mirror to simulate water and a carved ivory figure of cupid in a silver boat holding a harpoon indicating the time. 55 mm., frosted gilt, three-quarter plate, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, bimetallic compensation balance with three adjustments, Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Case signed HA.St., Genève.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 80,000 - 120000

USD 10,400 - 16000

Sold: CHF 30,000

DIAM. 144 mm., 130 mm. high overall. H. ARNOLD & STEINWACHS table and carriage clock maker, was established in Geneva in 1901, rue du Rhône, 48. From 1910 onwards, supported by innovators such as GÜBELIN in Lucern, Arnold & Steinwachs, began the production of several clocks, each unique, which were bought by collectors worldwide. The Cupid in a rowing boat, fitted on a revolving mirror and pointing time on the horizontal chapter ring fitted on the edge of an ornamental pond, was among the first produced. Mostly made of gilt silver, they were made in different desgns and decorated with guilloche and flinqué enamel, enhanced with painted scenes and further paillonné or applied ornaments. The enamelers for H.A & St. were DEMOLE who specialised in enamels painted in the Limoges style and Lossier in miniature scenes painted in the style of the 18th century, afer BOUCHER and FRAGONARD.

LOT 29

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

SNUFF BOX GOLD AND ENAMEL Swiss, No. 3421. Made circa 1800. Fine and rare, 18K gold and painted on enamel snuff box.

Rectangular, the sides decorated with bands of opaque light blue, black and white enamel, the base decorated to match, hinged lid with a finely painted on enamel scene of a young couple talking in an Arcadian landscape, a panel at each side painted with vine leaves on a blue ground. Punch numbered on the lid flange, continental gold marks.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,200 - 8300

Sold: CHF 8,750

DIM. 82 x 38 x 14 mm.

LOT 30

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

ZENITH CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE MINUTE REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Zenith, "Repetition à Minutes Grande Sonnerie et Carillon", case No. 181829. Made circa 1913. Fine and very rare, large, trip minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, hunting cased, keyless, two-train, carillon grande sonnerie clockwatch with three hammers and three gongs.

Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned and polished, the front cover with small vacant cartouche. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the prize medals. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Gold arrow hands. 20"`, matte gilt, double train with differential winding, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, striking the hours and quarters on three gongs with three hammers, centrifugal governor between the dial and dial plate, Silence/Sonnerie selection lever on the bezel border, repeating activated by a trip push-piece in the band.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 13,000 - 19000

HKD 104,000 - 153000

USD 13,500 - 20000

Sold: CHF 20,000

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 54.5 mm. This type of minute-repeating GRANDE SONNERIE clockwatch movement, with carillon on three gongs with three stacked hammers but without Petite Sonnerie, were usually commercialised by ZENITH using the CESAR RACINE patent.

LOT 31

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

GIRARD-PERREGAUX MINUTE REPEATER AND CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Girard-Perregaux, Chaux-de-Fonds, "Chronomètre Répétition à Minutes Chronographe", No. 329701. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, minute-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless 18K gold pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned with polished borders, the front cover with engraved monogram in a cartouche, engraved numerals on the border beneath the dial, button at 12 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize and technical details. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 20''', rhodium plated, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,200 - 4200

HKD 18,000 - 34000

USD 2,300 - 4300

Sold: CHF 5,500

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm.

LOT 32

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

MINUTE REPEATING YELLOW GOLD Swiss, probably Ditisheim Freres, No. 741610. Made circa 1900. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K gold half-hunting cased, keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, bassine, polished, the front cover with aperture and royal blue champlevé enamel radial Roman numerals, the back cover with engraved foliate monogram "RS". Hinged gilt cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blues steel spade hands. 20''', matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band, centrifugal governor. Movement punched "DF & Co."

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4100

Sold: CHF 2,750

DIAM. 51 mm.

LOT 33

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015
DIAM. 59.8 mm. This watch is from a series of 150 lever chronometers made by VACHERON CONSTANTIN for navigational use in the 1940s.

LOT 36

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 1,250

DIAM. 49 mm.

LOT 37

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 1,625

DIAM. 49 mm.

LOT 38

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015
DIAM. 30 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm. Approx. 140 mm.

LOT 39

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

Sold: CHF 750

DIM. 23 x 31 mm. THICKNESS. 7 mm. To be sold without reserve

LOT 40

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2015
Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 23 x 30 mm. THICKNESS 5 mm. Approx. overall length: 170 mm.