Jacques Launched The Reverso À Eclipse Hidden Enamel Painted Watch To Pay Tribute To The Master Vincent Van Gogh
2015 is the 125th anniversary of the death of the great Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. On this occasion, the Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands launched the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso à Eclipse concealed painted enamel watch. The dial pattern is the representative work of Van Gogh ‘Sunflower’. Tribute to Van Gogh. This masterpiece created in 1889 is now in the Van Gogh Museum and is a representative work of Van Gogh in his later years.
Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso à Eclipse concealed painted enamel watch
The Jaeger-LeCoultre brand is proud of its creative tradition stemming from its outstanding creativity and deep historical accumulation. It is also the brand’s consistent goal to support the creation of artists in different fields. For the Jaeger-LeCoultre workshop with more than 180 years of artistic excellence, this is not the first time to use enamel technology to pay tribute to artists in the Reverso watch series. The dials and case back of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso watch series continue to make it a rare classic watch masterpiece.
Jaeger-LeCoultre enamel craftsman draws enamel works
This time, Jaeger-LeCoultre and store partner Gassan jointly launched a limited edition Van Gogh ‘Sunflower’ of the Reverso à Eclipse concealed enamel painting watch to commemorate this soul figure in the history of Impressionist painting. This unique watch is the result of the sincere cooperation between Jaeger-LeCoultre and partner Gassan, inspired by the common expectations of both parties: to create an extraordinary work that combines three major elements of craftsmanship, art and history to remember the pioneering painters of the Dutch Post-Impressionism -Vincent Van Gogh.
This unique Reverso à Eclipse hidden enamel painted watch is equipped with an 18K rose gold case and is equipped with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s homemade 849 movement. The master of enamel craftsmanship perfectly interprets the traditional charm of enamel. Painting process. The dial curtain can be easily opened, and Van Gogh’s painting ‘Sunflower’ is like a magnificent treasure hidden under the dial, which appears as the curtain unfolds slowly.
This unique masterpiece of art was created by Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Van Gogh Museum. It is limited to 5 pieces and will be exhibited in the Van Gogh Museum.
As an innovative Swiss watch brand, Jaeger-LeCoultre dates back over 180 years. The ancient craftsmanship of clocks and watches is faithfully inherited at the Grande Maison in the Vallée de Joux. Jaeger-LeCoultre brings together many rare watchmaking techniques under the same roof and applies them to different watchmaking creations. Glazing, carving and inlaying are also part of Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmaking.
Enamel micro-painting is one of the rare craftsmanship of watchmaking. Today, few schools are still teaching this traditional craft. Jaeger-LeCoultre strives to find the purest and highest-quality enamels, hand over the resulting high-quality materials to the master enamel craftsmen to create, and express individualized and beautiful art on the watch.
Today, Jaeger-LeCoultre brings together enamel craftsmen in its enamel factory. They continue to present extraordinary creative inspiration in the watch production process, creating many personalized enamel works on the watch back and dial, which perfectly reproduce the outstanding works of outstanding artists.
Reversoà Eclipse Hidden Enamel Painted Watch Technical Features
• Jaeger-LeCoultre 849 manual winding mechanical movement
• Fully handmade, assembled and carved
• Vibration frequency: 21,600 times / hour
• Power reserve: 35 hours
• Number of parts: 123
• Number of gems: 19
• Thickness: 1.85 mm
• Hour and minute display
• The curtain system consists of rollers, micro chains, screws, which can hide or show the enamel micro-painting
• Curtain: engraved with numbers
• Enamel dial: 18K gold, enamel micropainting with Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflower’
• Barton-style hands
• 1 crown with upper chain, reset hour, minute
• 1 bearing at 2 o’clock for opening and closing the curtain
• Rose Gold
• Contains more than 50 parts, sapphire crystal glass, hardness 9
• Patent curtain system
• Water resistance: 3 bar
• Q37724EL, limited edition of 5 pieces