Gold & enamel Repeating Watch no. 15432
Case: Gold, hunting, engraved all over with enamel portrait to front, polychrome enamel "MHD" monogram to rear, inside front signed "Manuel de Haro y Ovando a Dolores de Haro y Mateos, Paris d 25 de Enero 1888" [January], hinged cuvette, stamped "BHJCo G", number 15432.
Dial: White enamel, Roman numerals, blue outer five minute numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, gold Louis XV hands.
Movement: Nickel, bi-metallic balance with blued steel balance spring with Breguet overcoil with polished steel kidney piece, repeating on gongs.
1888 - Haas Neveux, Geneve
1888 - Manuel de Haro y Ovando. See also geni.com
2020 - Sotheby's, 16 June 2020, est CHF4-6,000, "B. HAAS JEUNE & CO. GENÈVE, [B. Haas Jeune & Co., A LADY'S GOLD AND ENAMEL HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER WATCH, CIRCA 1888, NO. 15432, • Movement: damascened nickel, lever escapement, jewelled to the centre, bi-metallic compensation balance, two polished steel hammers repeating on coiled gongs, • Dial: white enamel, black Roman numerals with gold painted motifs between, outer minute ring with blue Arabic numerals, sunken subsidiary seconds, gold filigree hands, • Case: 18ct gold, the cover with enamelled photograph portrait of a gentleman surrounded by chased and engraved stylised scrolling foliage, the back with similar decorative engraving and centred with monogram DHM in red, white and green in translucent guilloché and opaque enamels, the inside lid engraved "Manuel de Haro y Orando a Dolores de Haro y Mateos, Paris el 25 de Enero 1888", gold cuvette engraved with movement details and signed Maison B. Haas Jeune, Genève - Paris, back cover and cuvette numbered 15432, front cover signed and numbered 32, case further stamped BHJ & Co., G, diameter 34.5mm"