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Bautte & Cie A Swiss 19th Century Musical Box

Gold                                                                                                                         Geneva circa, 1820                                                                                                 
Goldsmith's mark of Bautte & Cie
Length: 7Cm, 2.7In
 

Silversmith Biography

The company specialized in watchmaking and was founded by Jean François Bautte (1772-1837) who went into partnership with J. G. Moynier. In 1831 Moynier set up his own company and his J. F. Bautte continued on his own until 1837 when his son also J. F. Bautte went into partnership with Jean Samuel Rossel. The company continued until 1855 when it became Rossel-Bautte et Cie and in 1860 it became Rossel et fils.

A Swiss 19th Century Musical Box Reference: 22513.1