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Auctioneers Dr. Crott 90th Auction

152 151* Louis Morin à Genève, Case No. 1237, 57 mm, 117 g, circa 1830 A gentleman’s fine quarter repeating pocket watch with musical movement Case: rose gold, engine-turned, reeded band, pusher for repetition via pendant, slide for for activating the musical movement, case maker’s punch mark “TF”. Dial: gilt, engine-turned, applied radial Roman numerals, blued Breguet hands. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, frosted, gilt, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, 2 going barrels, sur plateau musical movement with pinned disc, cylinder escapement, three-arm ring balance. Louis Morin 日內瓦 — 精緻的男仕二問懷錶,附音樂功能 39639 C: 2, 10 D: 2, 7 M: 2, 30, 41 5.500 - 7.500 EUR 6.900 - 9.400 USD 55.000 - 75.000 HKD Florian Morel / F. Nicole, Geneva, 92 x 60 x 32 mm, circa 1840 A fine musical box with two exquisite sounding tunes and gilt relief picture “The Rape of the Sabines”, after a painting of the same name by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) from 1799 Case: horn, hinged lid with gold opening lip; in the centre a transparent cover protects a gold-framed gilt relief: “The Rape of the Sabines”. The picture bears the title “Des Sabines” and is signed “F. Morel”. The front has two fine mother-of-pearl tablets: on the right for changing the tune “Choeur et ballade de Preciosa” by Carl Maria von Weber / Walzer (Waltz)”, on the left for activating the musical movement. Winding square in the base. Movm.: pinned cylinder, 70 vibrating blades, two-arm governor. Florian Morel / F. Nicole 日內瓦 — 精緻的音樂盒,附兩首罕有旋 律,鍍金畫作 “The Rape of the Sabines”,出自1799年Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825)的同名油畫 39698 C: 2, 23 M: 2, 41, 51 8.500 - 10.000 EUR 10.700 - 12.500 USD 85.000 - 100.000 HKD

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