Auction 14.05.1996

Christie's
Geneva

Datum der Auktion: 14.05.1996

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A JEWELLED SERPENTINE MODEL OF A HIPPOPOTAMUS

A JEWELLED SERPENTINE MODEL OF A HIPPOPOTAMUS IN THE FABERGÉ STYLE, CIRCA 1900 Humoristically carved sitting on its hindquarters, set with gold-mounted topaz eyes 57mm. (2 3/8in.) wide

Los #: 201

Schätzpreis: 5.500 CHF - 7.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A CAT

A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A CAT BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1890 Realistically carved in agate with cabochon ruby eyes 47mm. (1 7/8in.) high

Los #: 202

Schätzpreis: 6.000 CHF - 9.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN AGATE MODEL OF A BULLDOG

AN AGATE MODEL OF A BULLDOG BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1890, WITH A SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 22475 The humoristically carved grey agate bulldog seated on its hindquarters, with tilted head and grinning mouth with cabochon ruby set eyes (damage to one paw) 76mm. (3in.) high

Los #: 204

Schätzpreis: 30.000 CHF - 40.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A COLLIE

A JEWELLED AGATE MODEL OF A COLLIE BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1890 Realistically carved in shaded brown agate with gold-mounted rose-cut diamond eyes (one leg restored), in a suede fitted box stamped "K. FABERGÉ" surmounted by the Imperial Warrant 69mm. (2¾in.) wide

Los #: 206

Schätzpreis: 12.000 CHF - 16.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN AUSTRIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AND JEWELLED ROCK-CRYSTAL AND TORTOISESHELL...

AN AUSTRIAN GOLD-MOUNTED AND JEWELLED ROCK-CRYSTAL AND TORTOISESHELL PARASOL HANDLE POSSIBLY VIENNA, WITH THE 1866-1921 GOLD MARKS Slightly tapering cylinder, the tortoiseshell stick topped by a gold-mounted rock-crystal handle set with two enlaced gold bands with two carved turquoise and

Los #: 208

Schätzpreis: 500 CHF - 800 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A JEWELLED HARDSTONE, SILVER-GILT AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A JEWELLED HARDSTONE, SILVER-GILT AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1890, WITH POSSIBLY HUNGARIAN MARKS Cartouche-shaped box, the cover set with a slightly domed semi-translucent white moss-agate panel gilt-metal mounted à-jour and set with rose-cut diamonds, the gold base with burnished sides 61mm. (2

Los #: 209

Schätzpreis: 600 CHF - 800 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A TIGER'S EYE AND ENAMEL GOLD BOX

A TIGER'S EYE AND ENAMEL GOLD BOX UNMARKED Rectangular flat box, the hinged cover and base set with rectangular tiger's eye panels, the sides enamelled on an engine-turned wavy ground to simulate tiger's eye panels 77mm. (3in.) wide

Los #: 210

Schätzpreis: 800 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ART DÉCO JEWELLED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX

AN ART DÉCO JEWELLED HARDSTONE SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1925 Rectangular beige agate box with rounded corners, the two hinges at the rear end and the thumbpiece of silver set with red coral stripes adorned with rose-cut diamonds 82mm. (3¼in.) wide

Los #: 211

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A FRENCH JEWELLED AND CAMEO-SET BONE AND ORMOLU PRESENTATION DAGGER

A FRENCH JEWELLED AND CAMEO-SET BONE AND ORMOLU PRESENTATION DAGGER BY L. LOCQUE, SIGNED AND DATED PARIS, 1835 Sculpted flaring bone handle set with two garnet-studded rings, three foiled aquamarines and two rock crystals, ormolu mounted, with wavy steel blade, the scabbard covered with red velvet

Los #: 214

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN EROTIC VERRE-ÉGLOMISÉ AND GOLD BONBONNIÈRE

AN EROTIC VERRE-ÉGLOMISÉ AND GOLD BONBONNIÈRE CIRCA 1880 Circular box, both cover and base set with gold verre églomisé panels depicting a Maenad playing with a young Satyre, and Cupid with Zephyr, one side with gold-lined compartment, the other side unscrewing to reveal two erotic miniatures 78mm

Los #: 215

Schätzpreis: 2.000 CHF - 3.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GOLD-MOUNTED LABRADORITE SCENT-BOTTLE

A GOLD-MOUNTED LABRADORITE SCENT-BOTTLE CIRCA 1830 Amphora-shaped scent-bottle with two gold handles, the hinged gold cap set with turquoises 54mm. (2 1/8in.) high

Los #: 217

Schätzpreis: 800 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GERMAN IVORY BOX

A GERMAN IVORY BOX CIRCA 1840 Circular box, the independent cover carved with trophies of Harvest, framed by a zig-zag border, with reeded corners 52mm. (2in.) diam

Los #: 217 A

Schätzpreis: 300 CHF - 500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GILT-METAL AND ENAMEL SCENT-BOTTLE

A GILT-METAL AND ENAMEL SCENT-BOTTLE PROBABLY ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820/1840 Gilt-metal bottle on a flaring engraved foot with circular basis, with two suspension rings at each side, unscrewing engraved top, the sides applied with two bombé enamel on copper watch-case bases, one with a purple and blue

Los #: 218

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN INDIAN JEWELLED FLY WHISK HANDLE

AN INDIAN JEWELLED FLY WHISK HANDLE MID-19TH CENTURY Flaring metal handle for a menasha , studded with spiralling bands of rubies alternating with floral garlands of silver-mounted table-cut diamonds, the gilt separation rings set with peridots, with green glass finial, on the base of a wooden stick

Los #: 219

Schätzpreis: 1.800 CHF - 2.800 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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SEVEN ENGLISH GILT-METAL OR GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE FOB SEALS

SEVEN ENGLISH GILT-METAL OR GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE FOB SEALS LATE 18TH CENTURY TO MID-19TH CENTURY Six with rectangular and one with oval matrix, in various hardstones including moonstone, smoky quartz, bloodstone, cornelian and rock crystal, two with a blank matrix, the others engraved 20-33mm

Los #: 220

Schätzpreis: 600 CHF - 800 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ENGLISH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESK-SEAL

AN ENGLISH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESK-SEAL CIRCA 1820 Tapering bloodstone handle with faceted sides, the gold base chased and engraved with palmettes and scrolls on a frosted ground, the rectangular bloodstone matrix engraved with a crowned coat-of-arms 101mm. (4in.) high

Los #: 221

Schätzpreis: 2.000 CHF - 3.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ENGLISH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESK-SEAL

AN ENGLISH GOLD-MOUNTED HARDSTONE DESK-SEAL CIRCA 1840 Tapering malachite handle (cracked) mounted with a reeded scrolling gold cagework, flaring gold base with circular bloodstone matrix engraved with a crowned coat-of-arms 97mm. (3 7/8in.) high

Los #: 222

Schätzpreis: 1.500 CHF - 2.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN AUSTRIAN PRESENTATION TWO-COLOUR GOLD KOVSH

AN AUSTRIAN PRESENTATION TWO-COLOUR GOLD KOVSH BY J. C. KLINKOSCH, MARKED, VIENNA, 1893, WITH THE VIENNESE CONTROL MARK FOR 13-CARAT GOLD 1872-1922 Kovsh in the old-bulgarian style, the globular bowl of burnished gold with flat stand base engraved with floral decoration, the front beneath the prow

Los #: 223

Schätzpreis: 15.000 CHF - 20.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GERMAN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CORNELIAN BONBONNIÈRE

A GERMAN GILT-METAL-MOUNTED CORNELIAN BONBONNIÈRE CIRCA 1800 Circular box of red cornelian, with reeded gilt-metal mounts 65mm. (2½in.) diam

Los #: 224

Schätzpreis: 500 CHF - 800 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GERMAN LAPIS-LAZULI AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN LAPIS-LAZULI AND GOLD SNUFF-BOX IN THE RÉGENCE STYLE, CIRCA 1840 Shaped oval box, the cover and base inset with cartouche-shaped lapis-lazuli plaques, the sides engraved with a guilloché ribbon, the rear sides applied with a steel; slightly raised rocaille thumbpiece 41mm. (1 5/8in.) wide

Los #: 225

Schätzpreis: 800 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A SILVER-MOUNTED GILT-METAL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX

A SILVER-MOUNTED GILT-METAL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1750 Rectangular box with canted corners, the gilt-metal body applied with mother-of-pearl panels, that on the cover engraved in the centre with an English Ducal coronet with the motto " CRAIGNEZ HONTE " surrounded by Chinoiserie

Los #: 225 A

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ITALIAN GOLD BRACELET SET WITH FOUR MICRO-MOSAIC PLAQUES

AN ITALIAN GOLD BRACELET SET WITH FOUR MICRO-MOSAIC PLAQUES CIRCA 1820 Four oval gold-mounted micro-mosaics on blue glass grounds linked by double gold chains, three depicting antique ruins including the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the fourth one a basket of flowers, the two larger ones double-sided

Los #: 226

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ITALIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SANDSTONE BROOCH SET WITH A MICRO-MOSAIC

AN ITALIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED SANDSTONE BROOCH SET WITH A MICRO-MOSAIC CIRCA 1820 Oval sandstone plaque with pierced gilt-metal brooch mount inset with a micro-mosaic of two birds in a nest in a warrior's helmet 28mm. (1 1/8in.) wide

Los #: 227

Schätzpreis: 400 CHF - 600 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN ITALIAN IVORY BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICRO-MOSAIC

AN ITALIAN IVORY BONBONNIÈRE SET WITH A MICRO-MOSAIC PROBABLY ROME OR NAPLES, CIRCA 1800 Circular ivory box, the lining and rims of tortoiseshell, the cover inset with a gilt-metal mounted circular micro-mosaic plaque depicting a nocturnal eruption of Vesuvius observed by fishermen 79mm. (3 1/8in

Los #: 228

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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AN IMPERIAL RUSSIAN JEWELLED ENAMEL AND VARI-COLOUR GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX

AN IMPERIAL RUSSIAN JEWELLED ENAMEL AND VARI-COLOUR GOLD PRESENTATION SNUFF-BOX BY JOHANN WILHELM KEIBEL, MARKED AND SIGNED, SAINT-PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1840, ASSAY MASTER DMITRII ILYICH TWERSKOI 1834-1850 Rectangular box, the lid centred by an oval guilloché panel enamelled in translucent blue and

Los #: 230

Schätzpreis: 15.000 CHF - 25.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GROUP OF SEVEN HABSBURG MINIATURES SET ON A BOX COVER

A GROUP OF SEVEN HABSBURG MINIATURES SET ON A BOX COVER AUSTRIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1835 Six circular portrait miniatures (each 20mm. - ¾in. - diam.) depicting Emperor Francis I of Austria and his fourth wife Maria Carolina Augusta of Bavaria, the future Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria and his wife Maria

Los #: 231

Schätzpreis: 1.200 CHF - 1.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A RHINESTONE-SET SILVER PENDANT SET WITH SIX ROYAL AND IMPERIAL MINIATURES

A RHINESTONE-SET SILVER PENDANT SET WITH SIX ROYAL AND IMPERIAL MINIATURES AUSTRIAN, CIRCA 1780, THE MINIATURES VIENNESE AND NAPLES SCHOOL, CIRCA 1775-1805 Articulated silver pendant set with three pairs of oval miniatures depicting the future King Francis of Naples and his younger brother the

Los #: 232

Schätzpreis: 1.000 CHF - 1.200 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A LOUIS XIV PERIOD PORTRAIT MINIATURE

A LOUIS XIV PERIOD PORTRAIT MINIATURE FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1690 The Grand Dauphin with centre-parted curly long blond hair, wearing a gold-figured doublet, a red-edged silver breast-plate and an embroidered knotted white lace Lavallière on parchment, oval inlaid in a circular border painted with

Los #: 233

Schätzpreis: 1.500 CHF - 2.500 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A GERMAN METAL-MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX

A GERMAN METAL-MOUNTED ENAMEL SNUFF-BOX CIRCA 1775 Circular box, the hinged cover painted with an oval female portrait, suspended from a blue ribbon, on a yellow ground surrounded by flower swags and a Greek key pattern, the sides similarly decorated with cartouches of playful putti, the inside of

Los #: 236

Schätzpreis: 800 CHF - 1.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996

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A LOUIS XV STYLE ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX

A LOUIS XV STYLE ENAMELLED GOLD SNUFF-BOX BEARING MARKS INCLUDING A MAKER'S MARK "LPD", POSSIBLY FOR LOUIS-PHILIPPE DEMAY, DATE-LETTERS "A" and "B" POSSIBLY FOR 1765, A CROSSED LAUREL AND HOUND'S HEAD MARKS POSSIBLY FOR THE CHARGE AND DISCHARGE OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST, THE MINIATURE FRENCH, CIRCA

Los #: 237

Schätzpreis: 25.000 CHF - 35.000 CHF

Datum: 14.05.1996