Auction 17.02.1999

Christie's
Geneva

Date of the auction: 17.02.1999 - 18.02.1999

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A group of desk ornaments comprising two silver and malachite boxes, one...

A group of desk ornaments comprising two silver and malachite boxes, one Swiss desk clock and two pens Modern The plain boxes, one oval and one circular, the hinged covers inset with malachite; the metal-gilt clock on revolving support and with calendar dials, stamped LOOPING 15 JEWELS; a French

Lot #: 1

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A group of desk ornaments comprising a desk clock and two pens

A group of desk ornaments comprising a desk clock and two pens The metal-gilt clock with Roman figures hours applied on enamelled border, with date dial, stamped TIFFANY & CO SWISS MADE; a German gilt and enamelled ink pen, the nib in 18K gold, stamped MICHEL PERCHIN, 1995, in fitted wood case; and

Lot #: 2

Estimate: CHF800 - CHF1,200

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A silver evening bag, two parcel-gilt beakers, a silver paperweight, an...

A silver evening bag, two parcel-gilt beakers, a silver paperweight, an enamel and silver-mounted magnifying glass, a parcel-gilt vide-poche and a lapis lazuli frame The bag, Tiffany & Co.; the two beakers and magnifying glass, Bulgari; the vide-poche , Tabbah, all modern The bag, bean-shaped, with

Lot #: 3

Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A set of six silver-plated candlesticks

A set of six silver-plated candlesticks modern Of three different sizes, each on circular base, the rod stem with conical socket The highest 23 cm. (9 in.) (6

Lot #: 4

Estimate: CHF800 - CHF1,200

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An English silver cup, a Greek silver cup and a silver bowl

An English silver cup, a Greek silver cup and a silver bowl The Birmingham silver cup on spreading domed base with four side-handles; the LALAOUNIS silver baluster cup chased with a border of Greek geometrical motifs; and the square-shaped waste-bowl cast and chased with garlands, stamped PHENIX The

Lot #: 5

Estimate: CHF800 - CHF1,200

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A pair of Greek silver cups, a pair of silver beakers and an English...

A pair of Greek silver cups, a pair of silver beakers and an English silver-plated water-jug The cup, Ilias Lalaounis; the beakers stamped Christian Dior and the water-jug, Mappin and Webb, all modern The cups, after the design of the Vaphio cups, each repoussé with four bulls and a man; the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF2,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A group of four Greek silver-gilt cups

A group of four Greek silver-gilt cups Ilias Lalaounis, modern Two vase-shaped drinking cups with side loop handles, each body repoussé with scrolls; one circular cup on spreading foot, the centre repoussé with a scene from Odysseus; one trumpet-shaped cup with loop handle and repoussé with a border

Lot #: 7

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF2,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A group of Greek silver-gilt pieces comprising two goblets, a small vase...

A group of Greek silver-gilt pieces comprising two goblets, a small vase and two cups Ilias Lalaounis, modern The vase-shaped goblets on spreading base, each with three dolphin supports; the small vase tulip-shaped; and the cups, one circular on spreading foot, the other oblong on square plinth, the

Lot #: 8

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF2,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A group of Greek silver-gilt hammered pieces comprising a box, two vases...

A group of Greek silver-gilt hammered pieces comprising a box, two vases and a cup Ilias Lalaounis, modern The box, circular and repoussé overall with wave motifs; the vases baluster-shaped, one with weaving motifs, the other with gadroons; and the cup on circular foot with three dolphin supports

Lot #: 9

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A set of five Greek silver-gilt cups

A set of five Greek silver-gilt cups Ilias Lalaounis, modern After the design of the Vaphio cups and comprising three large cups and two medium, each repoussé with four bulls and a man 8.5 and 7.5.cm. (3.3/8 and 3 in.) high 840 gr. (5

Lot #: 10

Estimate: CHF2,500 - CHF3,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A Turkish silver box

A Turkish silver box 19th century Oval and chased overall with fruits, foliage and flowers on matted ground, with hinged cover and two detachable foliate scrolled handles (accompanied by a key) 26 cm. (10.1/8 in.) long 740 gr

Lot #: 11

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver biscuit box, a pair of Italian silver-plated candlesticks...

An Italian silver biscuit box, a pair of Italian silver-plated candlesticks and a silver fruit-basket The candlesticks, Capello, Turin, the fruit basket, Mappin Brothers, all modern The biscuit box, circular with two shell-shaped handles and domed cover, chased overall with bands of trelliswork and

Lot #: 12

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF2,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A French silver meat-dish and a pair of silver pepper-mills

A French silver meat-dish and a pair of silver pepper-mills The meat-dish by Puiforcat, all modern The meat-dish, oblong-shaped with gadrooned border applied with two female masks; and the pepper-mills baluster-shaped The meat-dish 54 cm. (21¼ in.); the pepper-mills 19.5 cm. (7½ in.) high The

Lot #: 13

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A pair of pepper-mills and a pair of gilt-plated fish servers

A pair of pepper-mills and a pair of gilt-plated fish servers The wooden pepper-mills with metal mounts stamped CARTIER; and the fish fork and slicer with shell and foliage motifs The pepper-mills 28.5 cm. (11¼ in.) high (4

Lot #: 14

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF800

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A set of twelve Mexican silver cake plates and a set of six Italian silver...

A set of twelve Mexican silver cake plates and a set of six Italian silver mocha spoons The plates with moulded foliate borders; and the spoons with swirling fluted handles The plates 17 cm. (6¾ in.) diam. 2,590 gr. (18

Lot #: 15

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A French four-piece silver tea and coffee service

A French four-piece silver tea and coffee service Lappara and Gabriel, Paris, modern Comprising a teapot, coffee-pot, milk jug and covered sugar-bowl, the plain urn-shaped bodies applied with beaded borders and chased with acanthus leaves beneath the spouts and on the handles' terminals, the plain

Lot #: 16

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver frame

An Italian silver frame Gianmaria Buccellati, modern Rectangular, with shell border 40 cm. (15¾ in.) long

Lot #: 17

Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver frame

An Italian silver frame Rectangular, the borders chased with scrolling foliage and flowers on matted ground 27.3 cm. (10¾ in.) long

Lot #: 18

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF800

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver frame

An Italian silver frame Rectangular, with foliage borders 22 cm. (8¾ in.) long

Lot #: 19

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF800

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A pair of Italian silver frames

A pair of Italian silver frames Gianmaria Buccellati, modern Oval, the borders cast and chased with shells 25 cm. (9¾ in.) wide (2

Lot #: 20

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF2,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver frame

An Italian silver frame Gianmaria Buccellati, modern Rectangular, the borders cast and chased with foliage 40 cm. (15¾ in.) long

Lot #: 21

Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver frame

An Italian silver frame Rectangular, the borders cast and chased with shells 12 cm. (4¾ in.) long

Lot #: 22

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF800

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A copper-gilt frame

A copper-gilt frame Probably Italian, modern In the Art Nouveau style, the rectangular-shaped frame repoussé and chased with foliage, cherubs and a female figure 27.5 cm. (10.7/8 in.) long

Lot #: 23

Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A group of Italian silver items

A group of Italian silver items Gianmaria Buccellati, modern Comprising a plain and baluster vase; an onion-shaped bonbonnière; a small baluster vase on spreading base, the body repoussé with fluting and applied on the rim with two small trefoil-shaped handles; and a fruit service with fluted

Lot #: 24

Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF4,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver ice-bucket

An Italian silver ice-bucket Gianmaria Buccellati, modern Tapering cylindrical and fluted body, the similar detachable cover with ball finial, fitted with isothermal liner, stamped GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI 21.5 cm. (8½ in.) high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver dish

An Italian silver dish Heart-shaped and plain, the border inset with eight cabochon and two carved square-cut imitation gemstones 30.5 cm. (12 in.) long

Lot #: 26

Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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An Italian silver and hardstone jardinière

An Italian silver and hardstone jardinière Gianmaria Buccellati, Milan, modern Oblong on spreading moulded base and mounted with square-shaped malachite and lapis-lazuli panels, stamped GIANMARIA BUCCELLATI 43.0 cm. (17¼ in.) long

Lot #: 27

Estimate: CHF6,000 - CHF8,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A French silver-gilt beaker

A French silver-gilt beaker Puiforcat, modern On spreading gadrooned foot, the body chased with Regence style motifs, stamped PUIFORCAT PARIS on the reverse, in fitted red suede case 9.5 cm. (3¾ in.) high 198 gr

Lot #: 29

Estimate: CHF1,000 - CHF1,500

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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A DIAMOND-SET EVENING BAG

A DIAMOND-SET EVENING BAG Of envelope outline, the basketweave bag with twin diamond scroll push-piece, opening to reveal a fitted mirror, 18.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm., gross weight 323 grams With jeweller's mark for Pierre Brun, Paris, no. 5133

Lot #: 30

Estimate: CHF4,000 - CHF6,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999

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THREE MULTI-GEM COUSCOUS BRACELETS

THREE MULTI-GEM COUSCOUS BRACELETS Two bracelets, each boule motif band set with a central three-row circular-cut diamond diagonal line flanked by two sapphire or emerald lines; the third bracelet, of similar design, applied with five circular-cut diamond flowerheads, 19.0, 20.0 and 18.0 cm

Lot #: 34

Estimate: CHF7,000 - CHF9,000

Date: 17 Feb 1999 - 18 Feb 1999