Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019
MOULINIÉ, BAUTTE & CO. "VINAIGRETTE"; 18K YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND TURQUOISES
"Geneva and the Mont-Blanc view From Bellevue". 18K yellow gold, enamel and turquoise-set, horizontal rectangularshaped "Vinaigrette" with slightly concave hinged lid; cover with flowers decor; base and band decorated with guilloché engine-turned motifs. The lid chased with a quatrefoil set with 27 turquoises; the interior with hinged grille pierced and chased with formal foliage for the sponge compartment; the inside lid with a horizontal rectangular-shaped panel painted on polychrome enamel on gold showing a landscape with Geneva and the Mont-Blanc view from Bellevue.
Brand Moulinié, Bautte & Co.
Year Circa 1804-1808
Case No. 209
Material 18K yellow gold, enamel and turquoises
Dimensions 13.5 x 32 x 26.8 mm
ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines