1/1 UNIQUE MASTERPIECE TRIBUTE TO JEAN-DANIEL IHLY’S PAINTING “GENÈVE, LA RADE”
18CT SOLID WHITE GOLD
The exceptional “miniature” technique, reserved for the most skilled enamellers, is a subtle blend between miniature painting and enamelling. Applied by individual spots, each particle will find its place in a tribute to the painting of Jean-Daniel Ihly “Genève, La Rade” from 1890, coming together in exquisite harmony, which is given a timeless unalterable quality by firing.
Unique masterpiece manufactured in Le Locle, Suisse (SGS certificate), numbered 1/1.
Suggested public price of the set including « Genève, la rade » the painting and the watch: 180'000 CHF HT
- In-house mechanical movement made from solid 18ct Pd125 white gold (manufacturing process protected by several patents), hand-wound, hand-engraved and hand-decorated, enameled 18ct gold service indicator, power reserve of more than 55 hours, 34 jewels.
- Case made from solid 18ct Pd125 white gold 39mm/9.85mm, sapphire crystal and case-back with anti- reflection coating, solid 18ct Pd125 white gold collar.
- Hour, minutes, centre seconds, 4-year service indicator at 12 o’clock. In a discreet window at 12 o'clock, an enamelled gold oil drop symbol will appear after four years in operation, when the watch must be serviced.
- 13-part dial made from enamelled solid 18ct Pd125 white gold. Centre of the dial and domed cartouches made from enamelled solid 18ct gold featuring enamel miniature, using Petitot’s “point by point” technique (1630).
- Grey and blue two-coloured hour and minute hands, blued second hand. Colours obtained with no chemical treatment neither lacquer.
- Hand-stitched black alligator strap lined with alligator. Solid 18ct Pd125 white gold buckle with engraved pictogram.
95 % of the watch is made from one kilogram of solid 18ct Pd125 white gold: movement, dial, case, crown and buckle.
No chemical treatment neither lacquer.