109 lots

LOT 259

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

WATCH HOLDER

French, 19th century. Wood watch holder, in the shape of a commode, the watch aperture on the top. Accompanied by an 18K gold and pearls set pocket watch, signed by Bautte & Cie numbered 65101 with a cylinder escapement.
Diameter 37,5 mm.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,000 - 2000

HKD 8,000 - 16000

USD 1,000 - 2000

Brand Unsigned

Sold: CHF 1,187

LOT 83

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces... Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

CHRONOMETER, CHRONOGRAPH

Very fine,18K gold keyless open face pocket watch, chronograph with center second and Chronometer movement. ‘’Bulletin de marche’’ from 23 October 1885.

Grading System: AA

CHF 1,500 - 3500

HKD 12,000 - 28000

USD 1,500 - 3500

Brand Bautte

Year Circa 1885

Calibre  18’’’, rhodium-plated, decoration, 21 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with meantime and temperature adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance-spring, index regulator

Case No. 98400

Diameter 52 mm

Signature Case

Accessories Accompanied by the original Bulletin de Marche of the Geneva observatory

Sold: CHF 4,000

LOT 130

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

JEAN-FRANÇOIS BAUTTE & CO. DECORATIVE PAIR-CASED “CABRIOLET” PENDANT-WATCH, CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMELLED DÉCOR IMITATING THE CLOISONNÉ-WORK; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

18K yellow gold and enamel, pair-cased “cabriolet”, key-winding, round-shaped, pendant-watch; silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial. Case-back and outer-case engraved and polychrome enamelled in champlevé with decoration en taille d’épargne showing a bunch of flowers and foliages imitating the cloisonné-work on black background.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 48,000 - 65000

CHF 6,000 - 8150

USD 6,150 - 8300

Brand Jean-François Bautte

Year Circa 1840

Movement No. 55 974

Calibre  10’’’, cylinder escapement

Case No. 55 974

Diameter Inner-case Ø 27.8 mm. / outer-case Ø 34.1 mm

Signature Cuvette (dome).

Accessories Later fitted box (early-20th century, signed T. Martin & Co., London, succ. to Henry Capt), short gold chain with winding-key.

LOT 488

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

BAUTTE & MOYNIER DECORATIVE POCKET WATCH WITH DIGITAL HOURS AND SUBSIDIARY SECONDS; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with silver guilloché engine-turned dial with aperture for the digital hours and subsidiary seconds at 6. Case-back and bezel engraved and black enamelled in champlevé with decoration en taille d'épargne of friezes and foliages.

Grading System: AA

HKD 12,000 - 16000

CHF 1,500 - 2000

USD 1,500 - 2000

Brand Bautte & Moynier

Year circa 1830-1840

Calibre  18''', gilded brass, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel

Caliber 18''', gilded brass, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions Ø 46 mm.

Signature cuvette

Sold: HKD 15,625

LOT 489

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

BAUTTE & MOYNIER DECORATIVE POCKET WATCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped with scallop-edged (12 lobes), pocket watch, with silver guilloché engine-turned dial, Case-back and bezel engraved and polychrome enamelled in champlevé with decoration of friezes and foliages.

Grading System: AA

HKD 18,000 - 22000

CHF 2,300 - 2850

USD 2,300 - 2900

Brand Bautte & Moynier

Year circa 1830

Calibre  145'', 4/5 plate, gilded brass, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring

Case No. 38 222

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel

Caliber 145'', 4/5 plate, gilded brass, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably in gold) and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions Ø 43 mm.

Signature movement

Accessories matching 18K yellow gold and enamel short chainand winding-key

Sold: HKD 25,000

LOT 551

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.

Grading System: AAA

HKD 20,000 - 27000

CHF 2,500 - 3500

USD 2,500 - 3500

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

Signature case

Sold: HKD 25,000

LOT 168

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 14, 2017

GOLD & ENAMEL MANDOLIN FORM WATCH WITH ORIGINAL BOX Geneve Made circa 1810. Very fine and rare, ''filigrane'' 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set mandolin-form watch with concealed dial. Accompanied by the original morocco fitted box.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Three-body, the sound-board in 18K gold ''filigrane'', the sound-hole with ''filigrane''gold foliage and green and black enamel decoration in the center ,raised gold wreath border, the back of the sound-chest with alternating 2 ogivals translucent red enamel segments and gold segments with chased foliage. White enamel, Breguet numerals. Gold Breguet hands. 17 mm., hinged, gilt brass full plate, cylndrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, blued-steel balance spring, continental cock, rack and pinion regulator with a silver plate.

Grading System: AAA

CHF 13,000 - 18000

HKD 104,000 - 144000

USD 13,000 - 18000

Sold: CHF 12,500

LOT 227

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 14, 2017

THE PISTOL Duel Attributed to Moulinié, Bautte & Cie, Geneva, circa 1806, made for the Chinese market. Exceptional and extremely rare pair of 18K gold and enamel, pearl-set, combined watch and perfume sprinkler, in form of flintlock pistols.

The grips of translucent scarlet enamel over flinqué grounds decorated with small gold rosettes on black champlevé enamel with gold flowers, the borders set with half pearls. Gold plates, finely chased with a dog on one side and a rabbit on the other, framed with half pearls. The barrels of cobalt blue translucent champlevé enamel over flinqué grounds, with a raised gold scroll design simulating damascene work. The perfume is released through the pistils of gold lotus flowers with enamelled petls, which are shot out of the barrel. The act of cocking the hammer winds the mechanism, also lowering the trigger. The watch is concealed in the end of the butt, the spring-loaded front and back covers with half pearl-set borders, decorated with flinqué rosettes and centeredwith half pearls. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold "spearhead" hands. 15 mm. ø, gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain three-arm brass balance, continental cock pierced and engraved. In a Chinese fitted box with original keys decorated with matching scarlet enamel over flinqué engraving and white enamel borders.

Grading System:

CHF 350,000 - 550000

HKD 2,800,000 - 4400000

USD 350,000 - 550000

Sold: CHF 413,000

LOT 240

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 14, 2017

GOLD ENAMEL AND PEARL POCKET WATCH Attributed to Bautte & Moynier à Genève. Made circa 1800 for the Chinese market. Number 806. Very fine and rare, 18K gold, split pearl-set pocket watch.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Two-body, sprung and hinged bezel set with split-pearls and seed pearls, the back set entirely with graduated split-pearls, pendant and bow decorated to match. Small offset gold with black enamel radial Roman numerals and outer minute track. Gold hands. 6 mm., rhodium plated threequarter plate, spring barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm gold balance recessed within the movement, flat balance spring, index regulator.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

HKD 48,000 - 64000

USD 6,000 - 8000

Sold: CHF 3,500

LOT 265

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 10, 2015

LOT 80

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Feb 07, 2015

BAUTTE QUARTER REPEATING WATCH GOLD J. Frs. Bautte & Ce, Genève, No. 53691. Made circa 1840. Fine, quarter-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned case, polished bezel and back rim. Hinged gold cuvette. Silver sunray engine-turned, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold Breguet hands. 40 mm. frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance with flat balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a plunge in the bow stem. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: A

HKD 11,000 - 20000

USD 1,400 - 2600

CHF 1,500 - 2700

LOT 892

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Nov 08, 2014

BAUTTE QUARTER REPEATING WATCH J. Frs. Bautte & Ce, Genève, No. 53691. Made circa 1840. Fine, quarter-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch.

Four-body, "bassine et filets", engine-turned case, polished bezel and back rim. Hinged gold cuvette. Silver sunray engine-turned, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold Breguet hands. 40 mm. frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance with flat balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a plunge in the bow stem. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2500

HKD 12,500 - 21000

USD 1,600 - 2700

LOT 262

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, Mar 16, 2014

BAUTTE - ROYAL LADIES Bautte, à Geneve, No. 9882. Made circa 1850. Fine, 18K gold and painted on enamel lady's pendant watch. Accompanied by a short gold chain and ratchet key.

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Four-body, bassine et filets, polished bezel, reeded band, the back decorated with a painted on enamel scene of two Royal ladies in a landscape, foliate enamel and engraved gold border. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel hands. 27 mm., matte gilt, bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm gold balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed.

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2500

HKD 12,500 - 21000

USD 1,600 - 2700

LOT 278

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 12, 2013

BAUTTE QUARTER REPEATING WATCH J. Frs. Bautte & Ce, Genève, No. 53691. Made circa 1840. Fine, quarter-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch.

C. Four-body, ?Empire?, engine-turned case, polished bezel and back rim. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Silver sunray engine-turned, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold Breguet hands. M. 40 mm, frosted gilt, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance with flat balance-spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a plunge in the bow stem. Cuvette signed. DIAM. 46 mm

Grading System: A

CHF 1,500 - 2500

HKD 12,500 - 20000

USD 1,600 - 2600

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 174

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

J. FR S. BAUTTE ET CE. BROOCH YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL J. Frs. Bautte et Ce A Geneve, No. 53818. Made circa 1850. Fine and elegant, 18k yellow gold and enamel quarter repeating pendant watch with bow broach and matching gold and enamel chain with key.

C. Four-body, decorated with red, blue and green enamel fl owers within gold borders, the bezel, pendant and bow decorated to match. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Silver, guilloche, with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold Breguet hands. M. 30 mm., matte gilt, 4 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm plain balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by pressing the bow. Cuvette signed. Diam. 37 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 60,000 - 100000

USD 8,000 - 13000

EUR 6,000 - 10000

LOT 28

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 13, 2012

GOLD GRANULATION-DECORATED & TURQUOISE WATCH Bautte & Moynier à Genève, No. 40626. Made circa 1830. Very fine and rare, granulation-decorated 18K gold and turquoise-set watch.

C. Two-body, "bassine", profusely decorated with applied gold foliage set with turquoises in granulation decorated collets, bezel, pendant and bow decorated to match. D. Gold, matte engine-turned and engraved, champlevé radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gold Breguet hands. M. 35 mm, frosted gilt, fusee and chain, verge escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, three-arm brass balance with fl at balance spring, pierced and engraved continental cock with polished steel endplate, silver regulation dial. Movement signed. Dim. 40 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 4,000 - 6000

USD 4,500 - 6500

EUR 3,300 - 5000

LOT 369

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces Geneva, May 13, 2012

BAUTTE MONTRE À TACT J. F. Bautte & Cie, à Genève, No. 64061. Made circa 1850. Fine and rare, 18K gold, slim, montre à tact pocket watch.

C. Four-body, "forme quatre baguettes", the engine-turned back with large revolving à tact hand, engraved with a fl ower and scrolls, gold touch pins on the coin-edge band, engine-turned front cover. Gold cuvette engraved with technical details, with an aperture allowing the tact hand to be caught by the tact wheel. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gold Breguet hands. M. 34 mm., gilt brass, bar calibre with going barrel, jeweled, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance, blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Cuvette signed. Diam. 40 mm.

Grading System: AA

CHF 6,000 - 8000

USD 6,500 - 8700

EUR 5,000 - 6500

LOT 82

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

J. FR S. BAUTTE ET CE. BROOCH REPEATER YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL J. Frs. Bautte et Ce A Geneve, No. 53818. Made circa 1850. Fine and elegant, 18k yellow gold and enamel quarter repeating pendant watch with bow broach and matching gold and enamel chain with key.

C. Four-body, decorated with red, blue and green enamel fl owers within gold borders, the bezel, pendant and bow decorated to match. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Silver, guilloche, with radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold Breguet hands. M. 30 mm., matte gilt, 4 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm plain balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by pressing the bow. Cuvette signed. Diam. 37 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 30,000 - 50000

USD 4,000 - 6500

EUR 3,000 - 5000

Sold: HKD 37,500

LOT 85

Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

J.F. BAUTTE & CIE PENDANT WATCH & CHATELAINE Jean-Francois Bautte & Cie, a Geneve, No. 70054. Made circa 1885. Very fine, Louis XV-style, 18K gold, keyless lady?s pendant watch with an 18K gold chatelaine. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Three-body, Louis XV-style, polished, the back with diamond-set monogram ?N? surrounded by blue enamel, hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Gold Breguet hands. M. 24 mm, matte gilt, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm gilt balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Diam. 28 mm.

Grading System: AA

HKD 20,000 - 25000

USD 2,500 - 3200

EUR 2,000 - 2500

Sold: HKD 25,000