323 lots

LOT 81

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

HAAS NEVEUX VERY THIN GOLD ENAMEL AND DIAMOND Attributed to Haas Neveux & Cie, Genève, No. 49594. Made for Dreicer & Co., (New York), circa 1910. Very fine, very thin and elegant, 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set keyless dress watch with a platinum and enamel chain.

C. Three-body, bassine, the back cover with translucent royal blue enamel over an engine-turned background, the center with an applied platinum and rose-cut diamond-set motif, bezel decorated to match with white line border and bow. D. Matte silvered, black Breguet numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel spade hands. M. 38 mm, rhodium-plated, fausses-cotes decoration, Extra Adjusted, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 18 jewels, straightline lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, index regulator. Diam. 48 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 45,000 - 80000

USD 5,800 - 10000

EUR 4,500 - 8000

LOT 82

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

WEGELIN FILS ART DECO WATCH PLATINUM GOLD AND DIAMOND Wegelin Fils, Genève, No. 2023. Made circa 1920. Very fine and rare, thin, 18K yellow gold, platinum, enamel and rose-cut diamond-set, keyless, dress watch.

C. Three-body, bassine, the back overlaid with black enamel, bezel en suite, band and bow set with rose-cut diamonds, winding crown set with a cabochon black onyx. D. Brushed silver, champlevé Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 36 mm, rhodium-plated, fausses-côtes decoration, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 35,000 - 70000

USD 4,500 - 9000

EUR 3,500 - 7000

LOT 83

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

C.H. MEYLAN YELLOW GOLD AND BLUE ENAMEL C. H. Meylan, Brassus, No. 26870, case No. 208809. Made circa 1920. Very fine, thin and elegant, 18K yellow gold and enamel keyless dress watch.

C. Three-body, bezels and case back decorated with blue enamel intersected by engraved gold foliage, semiconcealed hinge. D. Matte silver with champlevé radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel double spade hands. M. 34 mm, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 7 positions, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial and movement signed by Meylan, case punched A.W.C. Co. Diam. 42 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 8,000 - 20000

USD 1,000 - 2600

EUR 800 - 2000

LOT 84

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

EBEL SQUARE CHRONOMETRE Ebel, Chronometre, Swiss, No. 244869. Made circa 1910. Fine and unusual, large, square, enamel decorated and engraved 18K yellow gold keyless pocket watch.

C. Two-body, square, 18K yellow gold, bezel and bow engraved with angled leaves, the case back decorated with blue and white enamel on an engine-turned ground, rounded corners. D. Champagne with black Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds, with an engraved square fl oral motif. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to 2 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case, and movement signed. Dim. 42 x 42 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 11,000 - 19000

USD 1,400 - 2600

EUR 1,100 - 1900

Sold: HKD 13,750

LOT 85

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

RIGAUD JASPER, RUBY & DIAMOND PENDANT WATCH Rigaud & Fils, Rue de la Paix, 15 à Paris. Made circa 1840. Very fine, 18K gold, jasper, ruby and diamond-set pendant watch.

C. Four-body, polished bezel, coin-edge band, trefoil bow set with old-cut rubies and diamonds, the back cover set with a polished jasper panel surrounded by old-cut rubies and diamonds. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Black Breguet hands. M. 12???, matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 30.5 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 50,000 - 70000

USD 6,500 - 9000

EUR 5,000 - 7000

LOT 86

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

SWISS LAKE VIEW Attributed to Bautte, Geneve, No. 2861. Made circa 1845. Fine, 18K gold and painted on enamel pendant watch.

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, polished bezel, reeded band, the back decorated with a painted on enamel scene of a Swiss lake view, foliate dark blue enamel border on an engraved ground. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gold spade hands. M. 31 mm., matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm gold balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Case punched ?JB?. Diam. 35 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 16,000 - 32000

USD 2,000 - 4000

EUR 1,600 - 3200

LOT 87

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

BIRDS AND FLOWERS PINK GOLD AND PEARLS Swiss. The bow stamped 1799. Fine and elegant, hunting-cased pink gold and pearl pendant watch.

C. Three-body, the front set with pearls around a scene of a cherub and bird amongst fl owers on a blue enamel back set with pearls, the back cover set with a pearls around a scene of birds with radiating pearl and enamel details. D. White enamel with black Arabic numerals, outer minute track, aperture for winding between 1 and 2. Gilt feuille hands. M. 25 mm, frosted gilt full plate, straight pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm balance, pierced and chased cock, regulator with silver scale disc. Diam. 30 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 40,000 - 60000

USD 5,000 - 8000

EUR 4,000 - 6000

LOT 88

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

BOVET FLEURIER A SPRING BOUQUET Bovet, Fleurier, No. 384. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1880. Very fine gilt, painted on enamel and pearl-set center-seconds pocket watch.

C. Three-body, Empire, the back painted on enamel with a large bouquet, pearl-set bezels, pendant and bow. D. White enamel, narrow radial Roman numerals, center seconds, outer minute divisions. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 26 mm, gilt Chinese caliber, free-standing barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Case signed Bovet in Chinese characters, dial signed Bovet Fleurier. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 60,000 - 90000

USD 8,000 - 11000

EUR 6,000 - 9000

LOT 89

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

ROBERT THEURER CORAL & DIAMOND PENDANT WATCH Robert Theurer & Fils, Chaux-de-Fonds, No. 53505. Made circa 1840. Fine and rare, 18K gold, precious coral and rose-cut diamond-set pendant watch with a lapel brooch fitting en suite.

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, the front cover set with graduated rings of alternating precious coral cabochons and rose-cut diamonds, reeded band, the back cover decorated with a star design set with rose-cut diamonds and a central cabochon coral. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 22 mm, matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 27 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 23,000 - 33000

USD 3,000 - 4300

EUR 2,300 - 3300

LOT 90

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

NOSGERY ENAMEL PENDANT WATCH YELLOW GOLD Nosgery, H(orloger). du R(oi), à Paris, No. 364. Made circa 1780. Fine, 18K gold and enamel pendant watch.

C. Two body, the bezel decorated with blue champleve enamel leaves, the back overlaid with golden translucent guilloche enamel, white enamel "beads" on the border and center, outer border to match the bezel. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track, winding aperture at 2. Gold fl eur-de-lys hands. M. 29 mm, hinged, gilt brass full plate with turned pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, plain brass three-arm balance, fl at balance spring, continental cock with polished steel end plate, silvered regulation dial. Movement signed, case numbered 3015 and punched IPBN on the pendant. Diam. 33 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 8,000 - 18000

USD 1,000 - 2300

EUR 800 - 1800

LOT 91

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

DES ARTS BALL PENDANT YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL Des Arts & Cie a Geneve, No. 53365. Made circa 1810. Unusual yellow gold and enamel ball form watch.

C. Three body, the case with alternating vertical sectors of green enamel and black chased decorations of birds and designs. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals. Gilt semi-spade hands. M. 19 mm, gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, fl at balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece, regulator with silver scale disc.. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 25 mm

Grading System: A

HKD 35,000 - 55000

USD 4,500 - 7500

EUR 3,500 - 5500

LOT 92

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

HENRI CAPT YELLOW GOLD BULE ENAMEL AND DIAMONDS Henri Capt, Genève, No. 36428. Made circa 1890. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold pendant watch with blue enamel and diamonds.

C. Four-body, solid, hinged bezel, back and cuvette, bezel decorated with engraved fl oral pattern on an enamel blue background with applied diamonds, back decorated with blue enamel and fl oral pattern centered by a diamond-set fl oral motif. D. White enamel with blue Arabic numerals, outer minute track with blue Arabic 5-minute markers. Gold Louis XV hands (minute hand missing). M. Cal. 8???, maillechort, 18 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straightline moustache lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 29 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 30,000 - 45000

USD 4,000 - 5800

EUR 3,000 - 4500

Sold: HKD 33,750

LOT 93

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

GIROD DIAMONDS AND ENAMEL Girod, Geneva, No. 1656. Made circa 1880. Very fine, elegant and rare, 18K gold, diamond and enamel hunting cased enamel watch with special escapement.

C. Five-body, polished, the front with blue enamel around a spiral diamond set design, the back with blue enamel surrounded around a large diamond set design, both sides with intricate the front and back covers opened by dual button mechanism. D. White enamel with black Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel Breguet hands. M. Frosted gilt movement, special clover compensation lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Case signed Patek Philippe and Shreve, Boston, case stamped. Diam. 40 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 80,000 - 120000

USD 10,000 - 15000

EUR 8,000 - 12000

LOT 94

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

ALPINE LAKE VIEW Swiss, No. 3917. Made circa 1860. Fine and elegant, 18K gold and painted on enamel pendant watch with a chain and key pin which may be used to wind and set the watch. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Four-body, engraved bezels, reeded band, the back cover decorated with a fi nely painted on enamel Swiss alpine lake view, guilloche and blue enamel scroll border, the front cover with painted on enamel portrait of a lady and a bird with a guilloche and blue enamel scroll border. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 14???, matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 34 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 25,000 - 40000

USD 3,200 - 5000

EUR 2,500 - 4000

Sold: HKD 37,500

LOT 95

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

COURVOISIER PENDANT WATCH ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD Courvoisier, Swiss, No. 5951, Swiss. Made circa 1850. Fine, 18K gold, painted on enamel and pearl-set lady?s pendant watch.

C. Four-body, bassine et fi lets, scallop-edged, the bezel pendant and bow engraved with foliage and scrolls, the back cover decorated with a painted on enamel scene of a young couple, a dog at their side, scroll border and black champlevé enamel outer border with seed pearl-set fl owers. Hinged gold and champlevé enamel cuvette with engine-turned border. D. Silver with black champlevé radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions, the centre engraved with fl owers. Gold hands. M. 29???, gilt brass, Lepine calibre with going barrel, jeweled cylinder escapement, plain gilt three-arm balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 36 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 34,000 - 50000

USD 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,500 - 5000

LOT 96

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

FATIO-JUNOD GOLD, ENAMEL & DIAMOND LORGNETTE WITH WATCH Fatio-Junod à Genève. Made circa 1850. Fine, elegant and very rare, 18K gold and enamel, rose-cut diamond-set folding lorgnette with a concealed watch.

C. The watch is set in the handle, fi nely engraved on both sides with scrolled foliage and white and blue champlevé enamel details, the hinged and sprung cover overlaid with blue translucent enamel over engine-turning, centered with a rose-diamond-set fl ower spray. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, foliate engraved gold mask. Blued steel fl eche hands. M. Gilt brass, bar caliber, 6 jewels, cylinder escapement with a plain brass three armed balance, fl at balance spring. Dial mask signed. Dim. 96 x 26 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 110,000 - 140000

USD 14,000 - 18000

EUR 11,000 - 14000

LOT 97

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

CHATELAINE AND PENDANT VARICOLORED GOLD Fidelity L'Epine a Paris. The watch made circa 1770, the chatelaine circa 1870. Fine and intricate, 20K varicolored gold lady?s pendant watch with a very fine varicolored gold chatelaine. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

C. Two-body, Louis XV, chased bezel and border with a repeated pattern, the back decorated with an oval classical scene representing fi delity of a dog and two doves with classical ruins and fl owers, a quiver and bow on the ground. Chatelaine decorated with a winged female term in high relief with varicolored fl owers and foliage on the main panel, lower panels with applied trophies and foliage. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute divisions and Arabic fi ve minute numerals. Gold Louis XV hands. M. 24 mm., frosted gilt, full plate, conical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement with three arm brass balance and fl at balance spring, micrometric potence adjustment, continental pierced foliate balance cock with steel endplate, silver regulator dial. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 28 mm. Approx. overall length 160 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 34,000 - 50000

USD 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,500 - 5000

LOT 98

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOUIS XV QUARTER REPEATING WATCH Ls. Puel à Nismes. Made circa 1770. Very fine, quarter-repeating, varicolored gold pocket watch with à tact feature.

C. Two-body, Louis XV, the back decorated with a varicolored gold scene of putto before a classical altar, swag border, outer pierced border with interlaced laurel and ribbon, bezel decorated to match. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and large Arabic fi ve-minute numerals. Rose-cut diamond-set elaborate hands. M. 35 mm., matte gilt full plate, tapered cylindrical pillars, fuse and chain, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, fl at balance spring, pierced and chased continental balance cock, silver regulation dial, repeating on a bell in the back of the case activated by depressing the pendant. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 44 mm

Grading System: AA

HKD 28,000 - 45000

USD 3,600 - 5800

EUR 2,800 - 4500

LOT 99

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

MOULINIE TWO-COLOR GOLD GRANULATION & EMERALD QUARTER REPEATING WATCH Moulinie Frères & Cie à Genève. Made circa 1830. Very fine and rare, quarter-repeating, 18K two-color gold, emerald-set, granulation decorated pocket watch.

C. Four-body, entirely decorated with graduated granulation forming scrolls within 12 segments, set with graduated emeralds, bezel en suite with emeralds and applied granulation. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Gold, with polished radial Roman numerals on a matte chapter ring, outer polished minute track, engine-turned center, outer border with applied varicolored gold foliage. Gilt spade hands. M. 30 mm, frosted gilt, standing barrel, cylinder escapement with three-arm gold balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a pull-and-twist piston in the pendant. Diam. 43 mm.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 170,000 - 250000

USD 22,000 - 32000

EUR 17,000 - 25000

LOT 100

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

ZENITH REF. 15/02-0460- 400 RAINBOW STEEL Zénith, El Primero Rainbow Automatic, Ref. 15/02-0460- 400. Made in the 1990s. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, date, tachometer and a stainless steel Zenith buckle. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee and instruction booklet.

C. Three-body, polished, curved lugs, case back engraved with the Rainbow logo, screw-down winding crown and round button chronograph, sapphire crystals. D. Black with applied steel baton indexes, luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, date aperture between 4 and 5. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 400 Z, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

Grading System: A

HKD 13,000 - 21000

USD 1,700 - 2700

EUR 1,300 - 2100

Sold: HKD 16,250