Lot 99: Art Deco Gray Agate, Rose Quartz, Pink Enamel, Diamond and Black Enamel Desk Clock, Haas Neveux & Co.
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Art Deco Gray Agate, Rose Quartz, Pink Enamel, Diamond and Black Enamel Desk Clock, Haas Neveux & Co.
Manual wind, the pentagonal-shaped gray agate case centering a rectangular engine-turned and scrolled engraved pink enamel dial with applied rose-cut diamond Arabic numerals and ornate hands, edged by a white enamel bezel and silver-gilt frame, topped by a pierced rose-cut diamond-set pediment with black enamel background, atop a rectangular rose quartz platform and rectangular gray agate base, frosted gilt movement signed Haas, the reverse rectangular ribbed hinged silver and vermeil case signed Haas, Geneve, no. 59093, circa 1920. 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/16 inches. With original signed fitted box.
The movement is currently running, but is not guaranteed to be in working order.
Gray agate case: medium light bluish-gray with light banding along top and sides, good polish.
Pink dial: lovely pink guilloche enamel dial, good condition.
Rose quartz: medium pink with visible inclusions, chipped in front at lower left corner, translucent, good polish.
Gray agate base: medium light gray with yellowish banding along sides.
Overall good condition. 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 2 3/16 inches.
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