Autumn auction at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes
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Autumn auction at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes

Piguet – Hotel des Ventes

25-29 September 2017, Autumn auction at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes, Geneva

Auction Preview: 22-24 September, 12:00-19:00 (GMT+1)

Location: Piguet – Hotel des Ventes, Rue Prévost-Martin 51, 1205 Geneva

25 September, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Silent Sale:

Albert Anker (1831-1910), “Portrait of a Young Lady”, oil on canvas, 51*43 cm
Albert Anker (1831-1910),
“Portrait of a Young Lady”, oil on canvas, 51*43 cm
  • Books
  • Fashion
  • Bags and accessorise
  • Art-nouveau and art-deco
  • Service, tableware
  • Asian Art
  • Pre-Columbian Art
  • Carpets and rugs
  • Sculptures
  • Candelabres, candle sticks
  • Chandelier
  • Mirrors
  • Furniture
  • Miniatures
  • Paintings
  • Desk clock
  • Pens
  • Watches
Пьер-Шарль Левек, «История России», 8 томов, 1812, Paris, Fournier, Ferra
Пьер-Шарль Левек, «История России», 8 томов, 1812, Paris, Fournier, Ferra

26 September, 14:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Books (NICOLAS-GABRIEL LE CLERC, “Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie moderne”, 1812, 6 vol., Paris; PIERRE-CHARLES LEVESQUE, “Histoire de Russie”, 8 vol., Paris; WILLIAM TOOKE, “View of the Russian empire during the reign of Catharina the Second”, 1800, 3 vol., London; BOCCACCIO, The Decamerone, 1757-1761, 5 vol., Prault; CERVANTES SAAVEDRA (Miguel), “El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha”, 1780, 4 vol., Madrid)

26 September, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

Hermes, Kelly 32, Epsom Gold, 1991, 25*35 cm
Hermes, Kelly 32, Epsom Gold, 1991, 25*35 cm
  • Fashion (Hermes, Christian Dior, Fendi, Ferragamo, Michael Forrest, Fritsche, Manetti, G. Meisser,  Philipp Plein, Loro Piana, Yves Potier, Yves Saint Laurent, San Patrignano, Lanvin)
  • Bags and accessorise (Bottega Veneta, Cartier, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Gurtner, Hermes, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Burberry)
  • Art-nouveau and art-deco (Auguste Ledru, Bruno ZACH, Paul Ami Bonifas, ceramics, bronze, glass)
  • Glass, ceramics, porcelain (Germany, Switzerland; XVIII-XIX, Jean-Claude Novaro, Meissen, Chantilly, Nyon, Sèvres, Celestino Piatti, Cpodimonte, Augarten)
  • Tableware, service (Baccarat, Saint-Louis, Sèvres, Richard Ginori – Gucci, Piero Fornasetti, Herend, Limoges – Chadelaud et Ulim, Limoges – Haviland, Chadelaud, Limoges – JL Coquet, Rosenthal – Versace)

27 September, 09:30 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

Collection of three flacons (lacquer burgaute, malachite, lapis lazuli), China, XX
Collection of three flacons (lacquer burgaute, malachite, lapis lazuli), China, XX
  • Chinese Art (cloisonne, porcelain; XX)
  • Japanese Art (bronze, calligraphy, panels (Meiji, Taisho)
  • Islamic Art (Quran (Iran, XIX), Muraqqa (Turkey, XVII-XVIII; Iran, Quajar dynasty), calligraphy, charaina, Ottoman embordiery – XIX, Ottoman wedding robe, XIX., abaya (silk, Syria, XIX), fiance, qualamdan (Punjab, XIX)

27 September, 14:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Carpets and rugs (silk, wool; Bijar, Ghom, China, India, Cahmir, Iran, Turkey, Dagestan, Turkmenistan, Kilim, Nain, Tabriz, Kashan, Suzane, Isfahan)
  • Sculptures (bronze, alabaster, marble; France, Italy – XIX, Georges Henri Guittet, Emmanuel Hannaux, Pierre-Jules Mène, Jean-Baptiste NINI, Hippolyte François Moreau)
  • Candelabres, candle sticks (bronze; France, XVIII-XIX)
  • Desk clock (bronze, malachite; France, XVIII-XIX)
  • Chandelier (bronze, chrystal, Murano glass; Italy, France – XIX-XX)
  • Mirrors (Italy, Switzerland, France, Syria; XVIII-XX)
  • Furniture (England, France, Holland, Switzerlnad, Italy, China – XVIII-XX; designer furniture – Charles POLLOCK, Eero Saarinen, Philippe Starck, Willy Rizzo, Harvey Guzzini, Mazda, Louis Christiaan Kalff, Gianfranco Coltella, Franz Romero, Roche & Bobois, IPE Visionnaire)

27 September, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Miniatures
  • European painters, XIX
  • Modern and Contemporary painters
  • Swiss painters

28 September, 14:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Desk clocks (Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, Tiffany)
  • Pens (Mont Blanc, Cartier)
  • Pocket watches and wristwatch (Vacheron Chossat & Comp, Ulysse Nardin, Haussmann & Co, Piaget, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin, Bucherer, Omega, Rothschild, Chopard, Hermès, Bulgari, Cartier, Longines, Tag Heuer, Hublot, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rolex, Frederic Constant, De Grisogono)

28 September, 19:00 (GMT+1) – Main Auction:

  • Watches (Chopard, Piaget, Van Cleef & Arpels, Rolex, Breitling, Blancpain, Bulgari, Paul Picot, Gucci, Audemars Piguet, Breguet, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin)
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