July 2010


This June heralds the arrival of a new generation of fair, the eagerly-anticipated Masterpiece London, taking place at the former Chelsea Barracks from 24-29 June 2010, with a Preview on 23 June. Masterpiece London will showcase the very best pieces from around the world, combining an impressive range of covetable pieces from all areas of collecting.

At this pioneering fair Vacheron Constantin will be exhibiting fine timepieces, featuring high complications, decorative arts and exceptional craftsmanship. Among these outstanding pieces Vacheron Constantin will present their new limited edition Metier's d'Art Collection, La Symbolique des Laques, which features the Japanese lacquer technique of Maki-e.

Vacheron Constantin is deeply committed to handing down and developing the watchmaking trades, especially the artistic crafts and highly specialized decorative arts used in watchmaking, such as enamelling, engraving and gemsetting. Live demonstrations of such crafts will be available on site, an engraver will be present on 23rd and 24th, followed by an enameller on 25th and 26th and a watchmaker from 27th to 29th June. 

Offering a diversity of excellence on an unprecedented scale, Masterpiece is the first fair of its kind to combine fine & decorative art with premium collectors' items. Vacheron Constantin were chosen to be part of this unique event as the environment reflects the values of the house and its commitment to arts and culture.


Métiers d’Art La symbolique des laques

Métiers d’Art La symbolique des laques