518 lots

LOT 41

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

PIAGET UPSTREAM, STEEL Piaget, ?Upstream?, No. 856569, Ref. 27050. Sold on February 13, 2002. Fine, stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, water-resistant, selfwinding wristwatch with date, center-seconds and a stainless steel Piaget bracelet with double deployant bezel clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, extra leather band and a Piaget bracelet cleaning kit

C. Four-body, brushed and polished, the bezel unlocking and forming the deployant clasp, inner bezel inscribed ?Upstream?, back with 8 screws, curved sapphire crystal. D. Grey, white Arabic numerals, inner minute divisions, aperture at 6 for the date. Steel dauphine hands. M. Rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 40 x 33 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm. Approximate overall length: 195 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 4,000

LOT 42

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

PIAGET YELLOW GOLD & LAPIS LAZULI Piaget, `Automatic`, movement No. 915239, case No. 583876, Ref. 24001 M 517 D. Made in the 1990s. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold and lapis lazuli wristwatch with center-seconds, date and an integral 18K yellow gold and lapis lazuli Piaget bracelet with concealed double deployant clasp

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, stepped reeded bezel, concave lugs, back with four screws. D. Lapis lazuli with applied yellow gold baton indexes and painted Roman quarter-hour numerals, outer minute divisions, date aperture. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. Cal. P951, rhodiukm plated, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to five positions, shock absorber, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm. Approx. Overall length 185 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

HKD 66,000 - 100000

USD 8,500 - 13000

Sold: CHF 9,000

LOT 43

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

PIAGET FOR ASPREY - EXCEPTIONAL DIAMOND & SAPPHIRE HAUTE JOAILLERIE WATCH ? SPECIAL ORDER FOR THE SULTAN OF OMAN Piaget for Asprey, movement No. 85406, case No. 443938, Ref. 12278. Made in 1985 as a special order for Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman to comemmorate the fifteenth anniversary of his accession. Exceptional and extremely fine, self-winding 18K white gold wristwatch set with 222 baguette diamonds with a total weight of 29.89 carats and 124 square sapphires with a total weight of 8.48 carats with an integral 18K white gold, diamond and sapphire-set Piaget bracelet.

C. Fifteen-sided, polished and brushed, the bezel set with 26 white baguette diamonds and four sapphires, the back with five screws, winding crown recessed in the band at 4, the bracelet set with a further 196 white baguette diamonds and 120 sapphires. D. Mother of pearl with the emblem of the Sultanate of Oman in blue in the upper half and two diamond-set Arabic numerals on a brushed gold ground in the lower half for the number `15`. White gold dauphine hands. M. Cal 12P, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator, 24K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 5.5 mm. Approx. Overall length 170 mm.

Grading System:

CHF 65,000 - 85000

HKD 540,000 - 700000

USD 70,000 - 90000

Sold: CHF 74,500

LOT 44

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

SWISS, RETAILED BY E. GUBELIN YELLOW & WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR DRESS WATCH SWISS, retailed by E. Gübelin, Lucerne, movement No. 15420, case No. 50642. Made circa 1920. Very fine and rare, elegant and thin, Art Deco, keyless, 18K yellow and white gold pocket watch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.

C. Three-body, solid, ?demi-bassine?, polished, white gold band, yellow gold bezel, yellow gold back with white gold border and applied Art Deco monogram HLK. D. Silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the months and four-year cycle, days of the week, date and seconds, aperture for the moon phases. Yellow gold cathedral hands. M. 38 mm, 17???, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 21 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bi-metallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed by the retailer, case numbered. DIAM. 44 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 83,000 - 125000

USD 10,500 - 16000

Sold: CHF 12,500

LOT 45

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

JAEGER-LECOULTRE DRESS WATCH WITH BLACK SECTOR DIAL Jaeger-LeCoultre, retailed by Golay Fils & Stahl, Genève, movement No. 67821, case No. 34855. Made circa 1940. Fine, rare and very elegant, 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch with black sector dial.

C. Three-body, polished, inclined and stepped bezel, flat band, snap-on back, rectangular bow. D. Black with bold painted gold sector indexes and Roman quarter-hour numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold lozenge hands. M. 17???, rhodium-plated, 16 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed, dial also signed by the retailer. DIAM. 47 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,375

LOT 46

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

GÜBELIN LARGE DRESS WATCH - MONOCHROME YELLOW E. Gübelin, Lucerne, case No. 113315. Made circa 1950. Very fine, elegant and rare, large, 18K yellow gold keyless dress pocket watch.

C. Three-body, ?varièe?, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, rounded band, U-shaped bow with ball terminals, snap-on case back.. D. Brushed yellow gold with applied yellow gold baton indexes and Arabic 12 numeral, outer minute track, large subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold baton hands. M. 16 ½ ???, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with 3 adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 51 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,250

LOT 47

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

BREGUET YELLOW GOLD PENDANT WATCH Breguet, No. 3130. Made circa 1980. Fine and elegant, 18K yellow gold lady?s pendant watch with an 18K yellow gold Breguet chain. Accompanied by the original Breguet fitted box.

C. Three body, polished bezel, coin-edge band, the back engine-turned `grains d?orge`, winding crown at 6, hanging pendant. D. Matte silver, engine-turned with radial Roman numerals on a brushed reserve, outer dot minute divisions. Yellow gold Breguet hands. M. 10???, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance-spring, index regulator. Dial signed, case numbered. DIAM. 30.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,500 - 5500

HKD 29,000 - 45000

USD 3,700 - 5800

Sold: CHF 5,500

LOT 48

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

AUDEMARS PIGUET - MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH Audemars Piguet & Co., Geneva, No. 12596. The case with London import marks for 1912-1913. Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch with splitseconds chronograph and register. Accompanied by a retailer?s wooden box signed Sontag, Genève.

C. Four-body, ?bassine?, polished, the back cover with engraved monogram, the interior with engraved dedication, co-axial button in the crown fort he start/stop/return- to-zero functions oft he chronograph, button at 11 for the split-seconds. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved presentation inscription. D. White enamel with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second divisions, Arabic five-minute numerals, 60-minute register at 12, subsidiary seconds at 6. Blued steel spade hands. M. 18??, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 31 jewels, wolf ?s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, repeating on two coiled steel gongs activated by a slide on the band. Case with Audemars Piguet & Co. punchmark. DIAM. 49.5 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 83,000 - 125000

USD 10,500 - 16000

Sold: CHF 21,250

LOT 49

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

HENRY CAPT MINUTE REPEATING Ls. Gallopin & Cie, Successors de Henri Capt, Genève, ?Répétition à Minutes?, No. 46917. Made circa 1890. Very fine and very rare, minute-repeating, keyless 18K gold pocket watch.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, semi-concealed hinges. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Gold spade hands. M. 18???, rhodium plated, 31 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,500 - 6500

HKD 37,000 - 54000

USD 4,800 - 7000

Sold: CHF 8,125

LOT 50

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

MINUTE REPEATER Bandera (Ditisheim & Co.), Swiss, `Répétion à Minutes`, No. 25987. Made circa 1900. Fine, 18K yellow gold, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating pocket watch.

C. Five-body, bassine, engraved with stylized foliage. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. 40 mm, gilt brass, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push piece in the band, centrifugal governor. Dial and cuvette signed. DIAM. 53 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,500 - 3500

HKD 20,000 - 29000

USD 2,600 - 3700

Sold: CHF 3,750

LOT 51

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

VACHERON CHOSSAT ? FINE ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING WATCH WITH ORIGINAL BOX Vacheron Chossat & Cie. à Genève, No. 6498. Made 1816-1819. Very fine and rare, 18K. gold, painted on enamel and pearl-set, quarter repeating watch. Accompanied by the original gold-tooled red morocco fitted box.

C. Four body, Empire, the back cover with a finely painted on enamel scene of boys fishing from boats on an alpine lake, pearl-set border, the band decorated with blue red and black champleve enamel in a repeated pattern, pearl-set bezel. Hinged gilt brass cuvette. D. Engine-turned and engraved gold, Arabic numerals on circular white enamel reserves, outer white enamel minute track, engine- turned center. Blued steel serpentine hands. M. 32 mm., gilt brass, skeletonized top plate, standing barrel, cylinder escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, repeating on two square-section gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Signed on the dial, cuvette and back plate. DIAM. 40 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 8,000 - 12000

HKD 66,000 - 100000

USD 8,500 - 13000

Sold: CHF 33,750

LOT 52

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

EIGHTEEN ENAMEL AND PORCELAIN PLAQUES Swiss. Made in the 19th century. Eighteen painted on enamel and painted on porcelain plaques.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Fourteen painted on enamel portraits of ladies, 13 oval and one round ; an oval scene depicting Lake Geneva and two oval porcelain portraits of ladies and one of a young boy. In good condition.

Grading System: A

CHF 3,000 - 5000

HKD 25,000 - 41000

USD 3,200 - 5400

Sold: CHF 2,750

LOT 53

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LONGINES YELLOW GOLD & ENAMEL DRESS WATCH Longines, No. 2947833. Made circa 1910. Fine, thin, 18K yellow gold and enamel keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, ?demi-bassine?, engine-turned, the front cover engraved with flowers and scrolls and blue and white champleve enamel stripes, aperture for the dial with blue enamel line border, the back decorated to match with engraved monogram. D. Matte silver with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Black steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 11???, matte gilt, 16 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 45 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 2500

HKD 12,500 - 20000

USD 1,600 - 2600

LOT 54

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

TERROT - INNOCENCE Ph. Terrot (Genève), No. 14304. Made circa 1780. Very fine and rare, quarter-repeating, 18K gold, painted on enamel and rose-cut diamond-set pocket watch.

C. Two-body, Directoire, with rose-cut diamond-set bezel in a radial pattern with translucent royal blue enamel borders, the back decorated with a fine oval painted on enamel portrait of a lady in classical costume holding a white dove representing innocence, outer border enameled with two peacocks and translucent royal blue enamel flowers set with rose-cut diamond highlights. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 38 mm., hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steel endpiece, silver regulation dial, repeating on a bell in the back of the case activated by depressing the pendant. Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 12,000 - 18000

HKD 100,000 - 150000

USD 13,000 - 20000

Sold: CHF 16,250

LOT 55

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

ENAMEL & PEARLS Swiss. Made circa 1800. Very fine, 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set pocket watch.

C. Two-body, Directoire, hinged and sprung bezel set with split-pearls, release catch in the pendant, the back with a royal blue translucent guilloche enamel panel with split-pearl border. D. Matte gold with applied gold radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute divisions, outermost border of applied varicolored flowers and foliage, engine-turned center. Gold serpentine hands. M. 40 mm., matte gilt, full plate, fusee and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, brass balance, flat balance spring, continental cock with polished steel endplate, silver regulation dial. DIAM. 49 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,400 - 7500

LOT 56

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LECOULTRE GOLD & PEARL PENDANT WATCH LeCoultre & Co., Swiss, No. 21417. Made circa 1900. Fine and elegant, 18K gold and pearl-set lady?s keyless pendant watch with a detachable gold and pearl-set long chain with locket en-suite.

C. Four-body, bassine, bezel and back set with split-pearls, polished band. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Off-white enamel with blue radial Arabic numerals, gold dot outer minute divisions. Gilt Louis XV hands. M. 9???, matte gilt, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Movement signed. DIAM. 24.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 3,250

LOT 57

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LE ROY QUARTER REPEATING WATCH & GOLD & ENAMEL CHATELAINE ?IN THE ROSE GARDEN? Pierre Le Roy à Paris. Made circa 1750. Very fine and rare, Louis XV, quarter-repeating, gold and painted on enamel pocket watch with a gold and painted on enamel chatelaine with a gold key and gold and carnelian seal.

C. Two-body, Louis XV, bassine, the back decorated with a painted on enamel scene of a young man with a spade holding a plucked flower and seated in a landscape, opalescent sky over engine-turning, outer border of blue champleve enamel foliate swags, the bezel decorated to match. Chatelaine : The gold terminal pierced and engraved with a trellis pattern, set with a finely painted enamel on gold plaque depicting a young lady in country dress in her garden watering the roses, gold paillon and blue enamel border, four gold chains, the inner two decorated with blue and white champleve enamel cross links, seed pearl-set terminals. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost Arabic five-minute numerals, winding aperture at 2. Pierced and engraved gold hands. M. 30 mm., matte gilt full plate, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, continental balance cock with polished steel endplate, silvered regulation scale, repeating on a bell in the back of the case activated by depressing the pendant. Dial and movement signed. DIAM. 39 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 83,000 - 125000

USD 10,500 - 16000

LOT 58

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

THE HARP Austrian, the movement signed Breguet à Paris (Swiss). Made circa 1880. Very fine, Viennese, gilt-brass and painted on enamel table clock in the form of a harp.

C. Harp-form, the pillar with chased foliate brass terminals, hexagonal flower-painted enamel sections and a twisted black enamel section with gilt rope overlay, finial of a knight in armour, sound box painted on enamel with scenes of young couples in 18th century costume in landscapes, foliate engraved base hinged to reveal the dial, the base and sides with further painted on enamel scenes to match, cast scroll and paw feet. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, winding aperture at 2, foliate engraved gilt mask. Gilt hands. M. 47 mm., hinged gilt brass full plate with hexagonal pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece, silver regulation dial. Movement signed. DIM. 29.5 x 9 x 8.2 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,400 - 7500

Sold: CHF 20,000

LOT 59

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

SINGING BIRD BOX Attributed to Griesbaum, Germany. Made circa 1960. Fine, gilt-metal and painted-on-enamel singing bird box.

C. Two-body, rectangular with engraved rounded corners, side panels with painted-on-enamel rural alpine lakeside scenes set within white and royal blue champlevé enamel borders, bird cover painted with a rustic country scene of a courting couple and another couple, the scene continues on the top panel. M. Rectangular brass, going barrel and rectangular bellows, the revolving bird with moving wings and beak, controlled by two cams mounted beneath the barrel wheel, gilt brass grill pierced and engraved with foliage. DIM. 6.6 x 4.5 x 10.3 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 50,000 - 66000

USD 6,400 - 8500

Sold: CHF 7,500

LOT 60

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

GRIESBAUM SINGING BIRD BOX Karl Griesbaum, Germany. Made circa 1950. Fine and attractive, gilt-metal and painted-onenamel singing bird box. Accompanied by a Griesbaum bird-form key.

C. Two-body, rectangular with engraved rounded corners, serpentine side panels with painted-on-enamel rural alpine lakeside scenes, set within engraved borders, bird cover painted with a scene of a shepherd and shepherdess with a caged bird, the scene continues on the top panel. M. Rectangular brass, going barrel and rectangular bellows, the revolving bird with moving wings and beak, controlled by two cams mounted beneath the barrel wheel, gilt brass grill pierced and engraved with foliage. DIM. 7.4 x 4.8 x 10.8 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,400 - 7500

Sold: CHF 5,625