518 lots

LOT 61

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

MONNIER, TWO DIFFERENT TUNES MUSICAL WATCH Monnier, Bienne, Swiss, No. 60080, made circa 1900. Rare, large gun metal, keyless musical watch, playing on request or automatically on the hour, with painted enamel dial.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Three-body, bassine, snap-on bezel with brass edge, hinged reverse, music start/stop slide to the band, time adjustment to the right of the stem, mainspring/music barrel lever to the left of the stem. D. White enamel, eccentric Roman chapter with outer minute divisions set at the top, below painted musical trophies with foliate branches on each side. Gilt spade hands. M. Patented, nickel plated, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance with fl at balance spring, cylinder musical movement with 31 vibrating blade comb, patented centrifugal governor. Stamped with maker?s mark inside back cover. DIAM. 62 mm

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

HKD 33,000 - 50000

USD 4,300 - 6400

Sold: CHF 3,250

LOT 62

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LINEAR DIGITAL CALENDAR Swiss, No. 19613. Made circa 1890. Fine and rare, 18K rose gold, keyless, pocket watch with linear digital triple date calendar and moon phases.

C. Four-body, ?bassine?, polished, the back cover with engraved foliate monogram ET. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost fi fths of a second divisions, apertures below 12 o?clock for days of the week, date and months, subsidiary seconds with aperture for the moon phases. Yellow gold Louis hands. M. 19???, frosted gilt, 21 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, counterpoised straightline lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance, steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator. Case and movement numbered. DIAM. 53 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,375

LOT 63

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

CARRIAGE CLOCK PORCELAIN FLOWER PANELS French. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, gilt brass and painted on porcelain 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking carriage clock with repeating.

C. Multi-piece, ?Corniche?, gilt-brass, the top with oval glazed aperture to view the escapement, the sides and back door set with porcelain panels decorated with flowers within gilt borders, hinged handle. D. Porcelain circular annular with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, dial mask decorated with flowers and foliage on a pale green ground. Blued steel spade hands. M. Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for both trains, lateral lever escapement on a silvered platform, notched bimetallic compensation balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong. DIM. 13.3 x 9.4 x 8.3 cm. Excluding handle.

Grading System: AA

CHF 3,500 - 5500

HKD 29,000 - 45000

USD 3,700 - 5800

LOT 64

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

CARRIAGE CLOCK `LES FLAMBEAUX` FOR TIFFANY & CO Ch. Hour, France, No. 16446, retailed by Tiffany & Co. Made circa 1905. Very fine, Belle Epoque gilt-brass and etched glass, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking carriage clock with repeating.

C. Gilded brass, four tapering torch columns terminating in flame finials, ribbon and flower surmount, oval glazed aperture to view the escapement, hinged ribbon handle, the sides set with reverse-etched black glass panels of a flower basket suspended from a ribbon, black glass back door, the top of the case engraved ?M.L. McKee?. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, flower garland decoration, black glass mask reverse-etched with foliage. Gilt fleur-de-lys hands. M. Rectangular gilt-brass plates, going barrels for both trains, lateral lever escapement on a silvered platform, 13 jewels, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong. Dial signed Tiffany & Co., movement signed Ch. Hour, France. DIM. 17 x 9.2 x 8.7 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,500 - 7500

HKD 45,000 - 62000

USD 5,800 - 8000

Sold: CHF 9,375

LOT 65

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

BROCOT CARRIAGE CLOCK A LA JAPONAISE Achille Brocot, French, No. 486. Made in the Japanese taste, circa 1890. Fine and rare, gilt and silvered brass 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking carriage clock with repeating.

C. Multi-piece, ?Anglaise?, gilt-brass, the top with glazed aperture to view the escapement, the sides with panels of silvered and gilt brass chased with Japanese fi gures amongst bamboo foliage, hinged handle. D. Circular annular matte silvered with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, dial mask chased with flowers and foliage with two quails at the bottom. Blued steel hands. M. Rectangular brass plates, going barrels for both trains, cylinder escapement on a silvered platform, plain three-arm balance, flat balance spring, index regulator, striking and repeating on a gong. Movement punched AB within a star for Achille Brocot. DIM. 12.3 x 8.4 x 7.5 cm. Excluding handle.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,500 - 7500

HKD 45,000 - 62000

USD 5,800 - 8000

LOT 66

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

MINIATURE CARRIAGE CLOCK WITH LIMOGES ENAMEL PANELS French, No. 2072. Made circa 1900. Fine and rare, miniature, gilt-brass carriage clock with Limoges painted on enamel panels.

C. Multi-piece, ?gorge?, the top glazed to view the escapement, the side panels with fine painted on enamel panels depicting winged nymphs amongst blossom, one playing a lute, hinged and glazed back door, hinged handle. D. Matte gilt, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, translucent deep red enamel mask decorated with gilt and white enamel scrolls and flowers. M. Rectangular gilt-brass, going barrel, lateral lever escapement on a silvered platform, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. DIM. 59 x 43 x 37.5 mm. Excluding handle.

Grading System: AA

CHF 5,000 - 7000

HKD 41,000 - 58000

USD 5,400 - 7500

LOT 67

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

HERMÈS PENDULETTE BOULE Hermès, Paris. Made circa 1940. Fine and unusual, gilt brass and leather, 8-day going table clock, probably designed by Paul Dupré-Lafon.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Gilt brass dome case, fl at bezel, winding and handsetting crown at 6, pivoted stand on a compressed leather rectangular base. D. Brushed copper-colored with black painted radial Arabic numerals, inner minute track, central points of the compass design. Black Breguet hands. M. 43 mm., circular, nickel plated, large going barrel, straight line lever escapement,, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, index regulator. Case signed. DIAM. 12 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 2,500

LOT 68

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

HERMÈS DESK COMPENDIUM WITH WEATHER STATION Hermès, Paris. Made in the 1970s in the style of Paul Dupré-Lafon. Fine, quartz, revolving gilt-brass, lacquered and leather desk compendium with calendar, barometer, thermometer, hygrometer, dual-date calendar and compass.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Multi-piece, cube-form, brushed gilt brass, fl at and inclined polished bezels, the sides brown lacquered, compass on the top, the sides with dials for the barometer, thermometer and hygrometer, revolving on a compressed leather square base. D. Brushed gilt with painted baton hour indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals, outer minute track, apertures for the date and days of the week. Black baton hands. M. With quartz standardization. Dial and case signed Hermès. DIM. 12.8 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 1,625

LOT 69

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

HERMÈS BIG DESK COMPENDIUM Hermès, Paris, the movement by Pontifa- Audoine, Swiss. Made circa 1940. Very fine and very rare, 8-day going, revolving gilt-brass and leather desk compendium with triple-date calendar, barometer, thermometer and compass, probably designed by Paul Dupré-Lafon.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Three-body, cube-form, gilt brass, fl at and inclined bezels, compass on the top, the sides with dials for the barometer and thermometer, calendar with engraved days of the month and apertures for the days of the week and the months, revolving on a stepped compressed leather square base. D. Matte silvered with painted baton hour indexes and Arabic quarter-hour numerals. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 22???, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed Hermès, movement signed Pontifa- Audoine. DIM. 13.5 x 14 x 14 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 50,000 - 66000

USD 6,400 - 8500

Sold: CHF 7,500

LOT 70

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

MAUBOUSSIN DESK COMPENDIUM Mauboussin, (Paris), Swiss. Made circa 1940. Fine and rare, 8-day going, revolving chromed and burrwalnut desk compendium with triple-date calendar, barometer, thermometer and compass.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Three-body, cube-form, chromed, fl at and inclined brass bezels, compass on the top, the sides with dials for the barometer and thermometer, calendar with engraved days of the month and apertures for the days of the week and the months, revolving on a stepped and inclined square base. D. Matte silvered with painted Paris numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel hands. M. Cal. 19???, rhodium-plated, fausses-cotes decoration,15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Mauboussin. DIM. 10 x 11 x 11 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 1,250

LOT 71

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LÉON HATOT ART DECO FRAME CLOCK Léon Hatot, Fabricants, Paris, (ATO), No.78144. Made circa 1933. Fine, Art Deco, glass and chrome electric mantel clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Rectangular, glass plate , detachable chromed frame with slotted circular supports, rectangular base. D. Rectangular three-tone printed paper, black Art Deco numerals. Black baton hands. M. Chrome housing, 93 mm., electromagnetic pendulum, battery powered. Dial and movement signed. DIM. 31 x 20 x 10 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 2,500 - 4500

HKD 20,000 - 37000

USD 2,600 - 4800

Sold: CHF 1,625

LOT 72

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

JAEGER-LECOULTRE FOR HERMÈS CLOCK Jaeger-LeCoultre, No. 19691, retailed by Hermès. Made in the 1950s. Fine, square, gilt brass and perspex, 8-day going table clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Square, perspex with gilt-brass band, gilt brass ?H? shaped rectangular base. D. Perspex with applied gilt brass conical and faceted dart indexes, brushed gilt brass center. Gilt-brass dauphine hands. M. Cal. 222, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed Jaeger-LeCoultre & Hermès. DIM.16.2 x 14.8 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 800 - 1200

HKD 6,600 - 10000

USD 850 - 1300

Sold: CHF 813

LOT 73

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

HERMÈS ELECTRIC CLOCK Hermès, Paris, No. 1326. Made in the 1970s. Fine and rare, square, center-seconds, stainless steel and leather electric mantel clock.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Square, brushed stainless steel, drum-form clock case suspended within the case by leather straps and buckles on the sides, hinged back, rectangular base. D. Brushed steel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Black hands. M. Battery-powered electromagnetic with 13 jewels, lever escapement on a platform, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial signed Hermès, case with Hermès logo and movement signed Portescap. DIM. 16 x 17 cm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 16000

USD 1,000 - 2100

Sold: CHF 1,250

LOT 74

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

IMHOF ? ROCK CRYSTAL, LAPIS LAZULI & DIAMOND MYSTERY CLOCK ImHof, Swiss. `Royale`, No. 7. Made in the 1980s. Fine and impressive, Art Deco style, silver-gilt, rock crystal, lapis lazuli, black onyx, mother of pearl and diamond-set quartz mystery portico clock. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Four rock crystal columns with lapis and black onyx bases and capitals highlighted with diamond bands, stepped entablature composed of lapis, black onyx and silver-gilt, hinged sloping octagonal top set with alternating panels of lapis and onyx and diamonds around the edge, cabochon lapis finial with diamond border, opening to revel the hand-setting knob, stepped base to match the entablature, the clock composed of massive faceted octagonal rock crystals within an octagonal frame suspended within the portico. D. Lapis lazuli and black onyx with circular hour indexes and Art Deco silver-gilt and diamond- set quarter-hour indexes. Silver-gilt and diamond-set hands. M. Quartz standardization powered by four batteries in series. Movement signed. DIM. 34 x 23.5 x 16 cm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 30,000 - 50000

HKD 250,000 - 290000

USD 32,000 - 37000

Sold: CHF 35,000

LOT 75

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

L?EPEE, THE EROTIC CARRIAGE CLOCK L?Epée, Paris, No. 32, the Limoges enamel panels by J. P. Boucharel. Made in a limited edition in the late 20th century. Very fine and rare, gold-plated and Limoges painted on enamel, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking and hour repeating carriage clock with concealed erotic automaton. Accompanied by a fitted box and key.

C. Gold-plated, ?corniche?, polished, the back door set with 2 Limoges painted on enamel panels of a soldier and his lady picking tulips by J.P. Boucharel, Limoges, glazed sides, the top glazed to view the escapement, hinged carrying handle. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions and Arabic fi ve-minute numerals, aperture for the erotic automaton with a man and woman cavorting in a room with an onlooker appearing and disappearing behind the door, sliding panel to conceal the automation activated in the reverse. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Rectangular, gilt brass, plain pillars, going barrels for the going, striking train and alarm, 11 jewels, straight-line platform lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed, case numbered, enamels signed J.P. Boucharel. DIM. 13 x 9.1 x 7.9 cm. excluding handle.

Grading System: AA

CHF 10,000 - 15000

HKD 83,000 - 125000

USD 10,500 - 16000

Sold: CHF 16,250

LOT 76

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK WITH VISIBLE ESCAPEMENT L. Barbaste, Paris, No. 3513. Made circa 1860. Fine and impressive, black and rouge griotte marble 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking mantel clock with visible Brocot escapement and visible gridiron pendulum.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

C. Shaped and molded black marble with drum-form clock housing, waisted body inlaid with rouge marble discs, gilt-edged glazed aperture to view the pendulum flanked by fluted rouge marble columns, hinged gilt bezel with rouge marble surround. D. White enamel annular chapter ring with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, the recessed center with visible Brocot escapement on a white enamel backplate, regulation arbor above. Blued steel halberd hands. M. Circular brass plates, going barrel for both trains, Brocot escapement with jewelled pallets, three-rod brass and steel gridiron pendulum with lenticular brass bob with white enamel backplate, rating nut below. Movement signed. DIM. 45 x 37 x 17 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 1,375

LOT 77

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LEPINE CLOCK WITH CONSTANT FORCE ESCAPEMENT Lépine, Place des Victoires, Paris, No. 7060. Made circa 1840. Very fine and very rare, gilt brass and marble, dead center-seconds table regulator striking hours and halfhours with constant force escapement and thermometer in the pendulum?s bob.

C. Gilt brass, glazed on all sides, white marble base with florally decorated feet, arched top with a vase finial, four small leaf and berry finials on each corner. D. White enamel annular chapter ring, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, inner seconds divisions with 10-minute radial Arabic markers, brass center partially skeletonized for viewing the constant force escapement. M. Circular, brass, 145 mm., going barrels for both trains, anchor escapement with constant force supplied via the gravity of the last wheel that meshes with the escape wheel, ?Berthoud? 9-rod gridiron pendulum, knife edge suspension, micrometric beat adjustment on the crutch, Réaumur thermometer in the bob. Dial and movement signed. DIM. 61 x 27 x 19 mm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 15,000 - 20000

HKD 125,000 - 165000

USD 16,000 - 21000

Sold: CHF 20,000

LOT 78

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

THE DAIRY MAID French. Made circa 1820. Fine, Empire, gilt-bronze and blackened bronze, 8-day going, hour and half-hour striking mantel clock.

C. Rectangular gilt-bronze base with applied reliefs of a cow fl anked by dairy maids, bun feet, bronze horse with glass eyes, basket saddle housing the clock, surmounted by a dairy maid holding a baton and a milk churn. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and Arabic 15-minute numerals. Gilt-brass Empire hands. M. Circular, gilt-brass, going barrels for both trains, anchor escapement, brass bob pendulum with silk suspension, striking the hours and half hours on a bell. DIM. 40 x 29 x 10 cm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 15,000 - 20000

HKD 125,000 - 165000

USD 16,000 - 21000

LOT 79

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

LE RETOUR D?EGYPTE Attributed to Deverberie & Compagnie, Paris. Made circa 1800. Very fine and rare, Directoire, patinated bronze and gilt-bronze, 8-day going, ?pendule au sauvage? mantel clock with hour and half-hour striking.

C. The case in the form of a young nubian riding an ass, painted enamel eyes, patinated bronze head and arms, gilt costume, the clock housed within the body of the ass with gilt bezel, rectangular gilt base with applied cherub, bird and flower mounts, turned feet. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gilt Directoire hands. M. Circular flat-bottomed plates, going barrels for both trains, anchor escapement, silk suspension, pendulum with brass bob, outside countwheel striking on a bell. DIM. 40 x 27.5 x 12.5 cm.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 30,000 - 50000

HKD 250,000 - 290000

USD 32,000 - 37000

LOT 80

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

PATEK PHILPPE SILVER & PINK GOLD POCKET WATCH FOR GONDOLO Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, movement No. 153011, case No. 256517. Made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio-de-Janeiro, circa 1909. Fine and rare, silver and pink gold, keyless pocket watch.

C. Four body, bassine, polished bezel and band, engine-turned back, pink gold hinges, collar and hand-setting button. Hinged silver cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute track and sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold spade hands. M. 20???, gilt brass, 15 jewels, wolf ?s tooth winding, straight line lever escapement à moustaches, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 53 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 2,000 - 4000

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,100 - 4200

Sold: CHF 4,750