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Renaissance

Attributed to John Rich, London/Genf, dated 1804


Attributed to John Rich, London/Genf, dated 1804 An important and unique gold enamel musical box of museum quality: "The Orchestra"; with automaton and carillon musical movement with bells

Estimate
350.000 - 750.000 €

Realised
1.078.800 €

Frères Rochat à Genève / Rémond & Compagnie, circa 1815


Frères Rochat à Genève / Rémond & Compagnie, circa 1815 A very fine and very rare gold enamel singing bird box

Estimate
300.000 - 400.000 €

Realised
475.200 €

Hallmark "M&J" Genève, circa 1800


Hallmark M&J Genève, circa 1800 A very fine Swiss gold enamel snuff box with carillon

Estimate
85.000 - 120.000 €

Realised
133.900 €

Isaac Daniel Piguet à Paris / Louis Golay à Paris / Alexandre Chaponnier, circa 1817


Isaac Daniel Piguet à Paris / Louis Golay à Paris / Alexandre Chaponnier, circa 1817 A two-tone Empire-style musical box of museum quality

Estimate
230.000 - 300.000 €

Realised
316.800 €

"RL&C" (Rémond, Lamy & Co. à Genève), circa 1804


 RL&C (Rémond, Lamy & Co. à Genève), circa 1804 An exquisite Geneva gold enamel snuff box of museum quality "The ancient sacrifice"

Estimate
45.000 - 60.000 €

Realised
111.000 €

Fabergé / Workmaster Victor Mayer, Pforzheim / Paul Gerber


Fabergé / Workmaster Victor Mayer, Pforzheim / Paul Gerber An exquisite diamond- and sapphire-studded gold enamel "Moon Phase Egg Clock"

Estimate
200.000 - 250.000 €

Realised
248.000 €

Pierre-Etienne Buron, Paris, circa 1750


Pierre-Etienne Buron, Paris, circa 1750 An important gold enamel snuffbox

Estimate
160.000 - 200.000 €

Realised
230.400 €

I.G. Rémond & Company à Genève, circa 1810


I.G. Rémond & Company à Genève, circa 1810 A very fine, extremely rare and almost as new half pearl-set gold enamel snuff box with musical movement

Estimate
110.000 - 150.000 €

Realised
184.100 €

Charles Abraham Bruguier à Genève, circa 1840


Charles Abraham Bruguier à Genève, circa 1840 A remarkable gold enamel singing bird box in the shape of a paperweight, created for the Chinese market

Estimate
120.000 - 160.000 €

Realised
170.800 €

John Rich, à Genève, circa 1800


John Rich, à Genève, circa 1800 An important and rare gold enamel musical bell box

Estimate
65.000 - 80.000 €

Realised
75.650 €

Frères Rochat à Genève / Rémond, Lamy & Cie. / Jean Louis Richter, circa 1820


Frères Rochat à Genève / Rémond, Lamy & Cie. / Jean Louis Richter, circa 1820 A very fine and very rare gold enamel singing bird box

Estimate
75.000 - 100.000 €

Realised
97.600 €

Hallmark "HN" (Henri Neisser), Genéve, circa 1810


Hallmark HN (Henri Neisser), Genéve, circa 1810 Snuff box of museum quality, three compartments with musical movement

Estimate
125.000 - 150.000 €

Realised
109.800 €

R & S Garrard & Co. Goldsmiths & Jewellers, circa 1775 / 1857


R & S Garrard & Co. Goldsmiths & Jewellers, circa 1775 / 1857 A splendid and historically important gold enamel snuff box, almost as new

Estimate
75.000 - 100.000 €

Realised
113.300 €

Jean-Abraham Lissignol / Jean-Georges Rémond & Company à Genève, circa 1800


Jean-Abraham Lissignol / Jean-Georges Rémond & Company à Genève, circa 1800 An exquisite, extremely rare gold enamel snuff box "Charity"

Estimate
55.000 - 75.000 €

Realised
96.300 €

Jean Georges Rémond & Cie à Genève, circa 1795


Jean Georges Rémond & Cie à Genève, circa 1795 A very fine, extremely rare half pearl-set gold enamel snuff box "The School of Athens"

Estimate
70.000 - 80.000 €

Realised
100.800 €

"GRC" (Jean-Georges Rémond à Genève), circa 1800


 GRC (Jean-Georges Rémond à Genève), circa 1800 An exquisite, extremely rare gold-enamel snuff box "Hector bidding farewell to Andromache"

Estimate
65.000 - 75.000 €

Realised
122.400 €

Probably Swiss, circa 1850


Probably Swiss, circa 1850 A very fine gold enamel snuff box "Profitons du Temps"

Estimate
60.000 - 70.000 €

Realised
93.600 €

Guidon, Gide & Blondet à Genève, circa 1804


Guidon, Gide & Blondet à Genève, circa 1804 A very fine gold enamel snuff box "La Fontaine D'Amour"

Estimate
60.000 - 80.000 €

Realised
87.850 €