375 lots

LOT 61

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Miniature pendant-watch; 18K yellow gold, diamonds and bloodstone

18K yellow gold, diamond-set and bloodstone, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, miniature pendant-watch; chiselled case-band; hinged cuvette (dome) and case-back.
Case-back mounted with a piece of hard stone. Bezels set with rose-cut diamonds. Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the mention in Old French “SANS MOURIR VARIER NE PUIS” (which can translate into “I can’t vary without dying”).
White enamel dial with black painted radial Roman numerals; yellow gold “Louis XV” hands.
Movement 9’’’ (Ø ~ 20.3 mm.), gilded brass, 10 jewels, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index regulator (the motion-work mounted under a specific bridge).

Grading System: AAA

HKD 26,000 - 35000

CHF 3,200 - 4200

USD 3,400 - 4500

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1850

Movement No. 37 795

Case No. 17 195

Caliber 9’’’, cylinder escapement

Dimensions Ø 24.1 mm.

Accessories later winding-key

LOT 62

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

André Liodet Miniature pendant-watch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, miniature pendant-watch; fluted case-band; hinged cuvette (dome) and case-back.
Case-back polychrome enamelled with a rose in the middle of a bunch of multicoloured flowers on a white background; painted on enamel on gold by an unidentified Genevan workshop. Cuvette (dome) polished.
White enamel dial with black painted radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.
Movement 7’’’ 3⁄4 (Ø ~ 17.5 mm.), gilded brass, 8 jewels, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 40,000 - 56000

CHF 5,000 - 7000

USD 5,300 - 7400

Brand André Liodet, Geneva

Year circa 1850

Movement No. 5 919

Case No. 5 919

Caliber 7''' 3/4, cylinder escapement

Dimensions Ø 20.8 mm.

Signature cuvette (dome)

Accessories later winding-key (brass)

LOT 63

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Attributable to the Workshop of Jean (V) Mussard Collection of five miniatures; enamel

Enamel, round-shaped, collection of four miniatures, originally used as decoration for cock (balance-bridge) and one case-back.
Polychrome painting on enamel on copper attributable to the Workshop of Jean (V) Mussard (1681-1754), Geneva, each showing a bust portrait of a lady or a gentleman.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 12,000 - 15000

CHF 1,500 - 1900

USD 1,600 - 2000

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1710-1720

Dimensions Ø 31.8 mm. / Ø 25.9 mm. / Ø 25.9 mm. / Ø 23.8 mm. / Ø 34.9 mm.

LOT 64

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Cabinet miniature; 18K yellow gold and enamel

Enamel, vertical oval-shaped, cabinet miniature.
Polychrome painting on enamel on gold by an unknown painter, probably Geneva, showing a young Alpine shepherd blowing his horn and a young goatherd.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 4,000 - 6000

CHF 500 - 600

USD 500 - 700

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1860-1870

Dimensions 47.3 x 38.3 mm

Signature counter-enamel numbered “125”

LOT 65

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Brooch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, vertical rectangular-shaped, brooch; frame with chiselled and engraved gold applied motifs and green translucent and white enamel foliages.
Polychrome painting on enamel on gold by an unknown painter, probably Geneva, showing the Rhône Glacier.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 12,000 - 15000

CHF 1,500 - 1900

USD 1,600 - 2000

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1860-1870

Dimensions 51.3 x 48.1 mm. (with the gold frame)

Signature counter-enamel titled “Glacier du Rhone”

LOT 66

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Brooch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, horizontal oval-shaped, brooch; frame with chiselled and hammered gold motifs.
Polychrome painting on enamel on gold by an unknown painter, probably Geneva, showing the Lake Geneva with the abbey of St. Maurice in Valais and on the background the Dents du Midi.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 12,000 - 15000

CHF 1,500 - 1900

USD 1,600 - 2000

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1860-1870

Dimensions 40.7 x 48.4 mm. (with the gold frame)

Signature counter-enamel numbered “2”

LOT 67

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Photo medallion; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold, pendant in the form of an oval medallion, with cover, for two photographs; the lid decorated with a painting on enamel representing a bouquet of flowers on Vieux-rose (light-rose) flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) background; the bottom, engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut).

Grading System: AA

HKD 16,000 - 20000

CHF 2,000 - 2500

USD 2,100 - 2600

Brand Unsigned, probably Geneva

Year circa 1860-1880

Dimensions 68.6 x 33 mm.

LOT 68

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Henry Grandjean Large pocket watch, quarter-repeater, clock-watch, Grande et Petite Sonnerie; 18K yellow gold

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with three horological complications:
• Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the push-piece located on the pendant; safety bolt locking the repeater’s functions (slide located on the case-band at 2 o’clock)
• Grande Sonnerie
• Petite Sonnerie
with position lever of “S” (Sonnerie – strike) and “Ns” (Non sonne or Silence – no strike), and, position lever of “Grande Sonnerie / Petite Sonnerie”, both on the right side of the pendant, placed under the bezel, at 1 o’clock)
Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the portrait of a young lady surrounded by two Cupids. Case-band chased and engraved with foliages. Cuvette (dome) engraved with the technical specifications.
Silver, partly gilded, dial with Roman numerals.
Movement 22’’’, gilded brass, with two going barrels, ruby-set cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator; “Neuchâteloise” repeater work.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 56,000 - 72000

CHF 7,000 - 9000

USD 7,400 - 9500

Brand Henry Grandjean, Le Locle

Year circa 1850-1860

Case No. 13 631

Caliber 22’’’, cylinder escapement

Dimensions Ø 57.7 mm

Signature cuvette (dome)

Accessories contemporary fitted box (numbered “27505”)

LOT 69

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Coleopterous beetle form-watch; 18K yellow gold, enamel, diamonds and rubies

18K yellow gold, enamel, diamond-set and ruby-set, keyless-winding, form-watch in the shape of a blue coleopterous beetle with concealed dial; the wings set with 14 rose-cut diamonds and the eyes with two rubies.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 100,000 - 120000

CHF 12,200 - 14600

USD 13,000 - 15600

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1880-1890

Caliber 24 x 20 mm., oval-shaped, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions 45 x 25 x 15 mm. (when is close)

LOT 70

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Brandt Purse form-watch; 18K yellow gold, enamel, diamonds

18K yellow gold, enamel and diamond-set, key-winding, object in the shape of a purse incorporating a watch with concealed dial.
The lid with a Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) spring-loaded panel set with rose-cut diamonds forming flowers, which opens to reveal the dial; front cover and case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with foliate and flower motifs, over guilloché engine turned; inside with silk lined money compartments.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 85,000 - 100000

CHF 10,400 - 12200

USD 11,000 - 13000

Brand Brandt, Geneva

Year circa 1850-1860

Caliber 34 x 20 mm., rectangular-shaped with rounded on one side, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator

Dimensions 53 x 68 mm.

Signature dial and false-plate

Accessories original fitted box

LOT 71

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Bovet Pocket watch with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market; silver, enamel and pearls

Silver, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.
Case-back with polychrome painting on enamel, by an unidentified workshop, showing the portrait of a young Western woman, in bust, looking to the left, on a Royal blue flinqué background (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning); bezels set with half-pearls.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals and gold “paillons” décor; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 21’’’, gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, going barrel, lateral equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and steel flat hairspring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 53,000 - 70000

CHF 6,500 - 8500

USD 6,900 - 9000

Brand Bovet, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year circa 1880

Movement No. 69

Case No. 83 328 (with prestige hallmarks imitating a London letter-date “J”, which, in fact, doesn’t exist)

Caliber 21’’’, lateral equilibrated lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 56.2 mm.

Signature case

LOT 72

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Bovet Pendant-watch with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market; gilded silver, enamel and pearls

Gilded silver, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, roundshaped, pendant-watch, with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.
Case-back with polychrome painting on enamel, by an unidentified workshop, showing a large Spring bouquet of flowers; fluted case-band; bezels, pendant and bow set with half-pearls.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
Movement 12’’’, gilded brass, Chinese calibre, free-standing going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

HKD 33,000 - 70000

CHF 4,000 - 8500

USD 4,200 - 9000

Brand Bovet, Geneva and Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year circa 1860-1880

Movement No. 22

Caliber 12’’’, cylinder escapement

Dimensions Ø 33.1 mm.

Signature dial and case

LOT 73

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Léo Juvet Pair of pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market, special 24-hour horometrical dials; silver

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pair of pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.
White enamel 24-hour dials with Chinese zodiac characters; blued steel “Spade” hands.
21’’’, gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, going barrel, lateral equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and steel flat hairspring index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 64,000 - 80000

CHF 8,000 - 10000

USD 8,500 - 10600

Brand Leo Juvet, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers) and Shanghai

Year circa 1890-1910

Case No. 224 882 and No. 224 898 (with prestige hallmarks)

Caliber 21’’’, lateral equilibrated lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 55.2 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories riginal fitted box; one winding-key, one additional mainspring

LOT 74

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Léo Juvet Pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market; silver

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
14’’’, gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, going barrel, lateral equilibrated lever escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

HKD 24,000 - 32000

CHF 3,000 - 4000

USD 3,200 - 4200

Brand Leo Juvet, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers) and Shanghai

Year circa 1890-1910

Case No. 27 649 and 29 463 (with prestige hallmarks)

Caliber 14’’’, lateral equilibrated lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 39.8 mm.

Signature case

Accessories original fitted box; two contemporary winding-keys, one additional main-spring, one additional glass

LOT 75

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Léo Juvet Pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market; silver

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands
14’’’, gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, going barrel, lateral equilibrated lever escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) with gold poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator.

Grading System: A

HKD 16,000 - 20000

CHF 2,000 - 2500

USD 2,100 - 2600

Brand Leo Juvet, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers) and Shanghai

Year circa 1890-1910

Caliber 14’’’, lateral equilibrated lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 39.9 mm.

Signature case

Accessories contemporary fitted box (by Juvet)

LOT 76

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Charles Barbezat-Baillot for Levy Hermanos Heavy pocket watch, made for the Chinese market, minuterepeater, chronograph; 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, heavy pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
• Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock)
• 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped pushpiece located on the case-band at 2 o’clock)
Cover and case-back Royal blue flinqué enamelled (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) with a scene showing on each side a young woman accompanied by a young girl, on the cover, with flowers, on the background, playing music; bezels set with half-pearls.
Case-band engraved and blue enamelled in champlevé with decoration en taille d’épargne of frieze.
Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut), on the border, with a dragon head.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.
20’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; repeater work.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 144,000 - 192000

CHF 18,000 - 24000

USD 19,100 - 25400

Brand Charles Barbezat-Baillot , Le Locle

Year circa 1900-1910

Movement No. 22 067

Case No. 83 676

Caliber 20’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 53 mm

Signature cuvette (dome)

Accessories copies of the invention patents

LOT 77

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Small pocket watch, made for the Chinese market, centreseconds, minute-repeater; 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

18K yellow gold, open face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, small pocket watch, with centre-seconds and one horological complications:
• Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 3 o’clock)
Case-back red flinqué enamelled (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) with, in the centre, a scene showing a young woman spinning her distaff with Cupid at her feet; bezels set with half-pearls.
Case-band engraved and red enamelled in champlevé with decoration en taille d’épargne of a Greek frieze.
Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut), with the technical specifications.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals and gold “paillons” décor; blued steel “Spade” hands.
15’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; repeater work.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 144,000 - 192000

CHF 18,000 - 24000

USD 19,100 - 25400

Brand Unsigned, Neuchâtel mountains

Year circa 1890-1900

Movement No. 40 224

Case No. 40 224

Caliber 15’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 42.3 mm.

LOT 78

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Unsigned Coleopterous beetle form-watch; 18K yellow gold, enamel, diamonds and rubies

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

18K yellow gold, enamel, diamond-set and ruby-set, keyless-winding, form-watch in the shape of a green coleopterous beetle with concealed dial; the wings and the head set with nine rose-cut diamonds and the eyes with two rubies.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 70,000 - 120000

CHF 8,500 - 14600

USD 9,100 - 15600

Brand Unsigned, Geneva

Year circa 1880-1890

Caliber 24 x 20 mm., oval-shaped, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions 49 x 20 x 15 mm. (when is close)

LOT 79

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Paul Ditisheim Patented ring-watch; 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

18K yellow gold, enamel and pear-set, half hunting-case, keylesswinding, form-watch in the shape of a ring, with expandable circle (or “ring body”).
White enamel dial with radial Roman numeral.
Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine
turning) cover with radial Roman numerals, set on the border with 31 half-pearls.
7’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, index regulator.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 30,000 - 50000

CHF 3,700 - 6100

USD 3,900 - 6500

Brand Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year circa 1905-1915

Case No. 34 197

Caliber 7’’’, cylinder escapement, “Grand Prix Paris 1900”

Dimensions Ø 19.5 mm

Accessories fitted box

LOT 80

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

Paul Ditisheim Decorative dress-watch; 18K yellow gold and enamel

18K yellow gold and enamel, hunting-case, keyless-winding, roundshaped, heavy dress-watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back and cover painted on enamel on gold by an unidentified artist, monogrammed “E.V.” and dated 1918, showing, on the caseback, a sea-side landscape, and, on the cover, a group of six gorgeous, fleshy girls bathing naked in a cove by the sea in the setting sun; fluted case-band; bezels chiselled with friezes.
Gold colour dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals. Blued steel “Breguet” hands.
16’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; inside a gilded metal circle

Grading System:

HKD 152,000 - 192000

CHF 19,000 - 42000

USD 20,100 - 25400

Brand Paul Ditisheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year circa 1918

Case No. 1 918

Caliber 17’’’, lever escapement, “Grand Prix Paris 1900”

Dimensions Ø 53 mm.

Signature “E.V.” (painting on enamel)

Accessories original fitted box