On the occasion of Chinese New Year, the great watchmakers presented stunning luxury watches that pay tribute to the strong sign of this new year which is the wooden horse.
The Chinese market and Asia is not to be overlooked in the market for luxury watches, no one can ignore. And we note that for some time the same factories give him a crucial role in their production, at least in parts production of hyper luxury.
Thus, this year, three brands stood out with exceptional timepieces designed especially for this occasion.
Vacheron Constantin is the master of arts:
Vacheron Constantin has created two models with only 12 copies of each. Both watches, simple dial, but worked according to their immeasurable knowledge of manufacturing, are simply gorgeous.
Bamboo leaves attached to the dial around a horse embossed design course at hand. The first edition in rose gold, platinum and the second, with both a Mississippi alligator strap. We will recognize here the art of Vacheron Constantin, one of the most recognized masters watchmaking art.
Both the watches are also coming enrich Collection of Crafts already beautiful.
Unique and Chopard dial:
Chopard has appealed to the great artist Kiichiro Masumura for the creation of a single dial with lacquer paint. Chopard therefore combines the ancient craft of the Swiss watchmaking art with this fabulous work of art that celebrates the Chinese zodiac sign of the horse.
Jaquet Droz watches with Art Workshops
Finish this discovery by Art Workshops watches Jaquet Droz, a house also highly renowned watchmaking associated with crafts. 3 watches have therefore emerged with sharp art techniques such as printmaking, painting and enamel Great Fire.
Moreover Jaquet Droz was the first watchmaker to develop timepieces for the Chinese market.
The horse, noble animal that accompanies man has always been a symbol of power and freedom is perfectly represented. With two pure Arab blood painted on ivory dial of the Petite Heure Minute 39mm, with a Mustang on the Petite 43mm, and finally with a horse standing on its hind legs on a background of Chinese wall engraved and weathered hands on a dial pearl for the watch Petite 41mm.