Gold & enamel Repeating Chronograph Watch no. 19585
Case: Yellow gold, gold cuvette centered by a finely detailed painted polychrome enamel picture depicting two women and a man in a naked lovers' tryst.
Dial: White enamel, Breguet numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds & minute register, gold Louis XV hands.
???? - Haas Neveux, Geneva
2004 - Christie's 11 Jun 2004 "Haas Neveux. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface minute repeating chronograph keyless lever watch with erotic enamel picture to the cuvette
Signed Haas Neveux & Co., Geneve, No. 19585, circa 1890
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette centered by a finely detailed painted polychrome enamel picture depicting two women and a man in a naked lovers' tryst, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer minutes track with Arabic five-minute divisions bordered by chapter ring calibrated for 300 units, gilt spade hands, two subsidiary dials indicating 30 minute register and constant seconds, the circular case with polychrome enamel monogram to the hinged back, chronograph operated by a rectangular button in the band and one through the crown, case stamped and numbered, movement numbered
46 mm. diam.
Artist or Maker: SIGNED HAAS NEVEUX & CO., GENEVE, NO. 19585, CIRCA 1890 "