Métiers d'Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac - Year of the tiger
86073/000P-B900 40 mm
Brought to life by hand engraving, the tiger symbolizes strength and freedom according to Chinese zodiac legend. This limited edition 950 platinum watch reinterprets the technique of decoupage from China and Switzerland thanks to the expertise of master engravers and enamelers. Its self-winding movement is stamped with the Hallmark of Geneva, a guarantee of excellence and reliability.
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- platinum 950
- 40 mm
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- Water-Resistance (Bar)
- Case back
- Transparent caseback, sapphire glass
- Number of bracelets
- Material of the bracelets
- Alligator grandes écailles carrées semi-mat (blue)
- Or AuG22Pd75
- 158 grams
- Swiss made
- 2460 G4
- 25.6 (11 ¼''')
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- Number of parts
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- Power reserve (hours)
- 28800 V.P.H. (4 Hz)
- hours by aperture, day of the week in aperture, minutes by aperture, Calendar aperture
- Hallmark Of Geneva
Symbolizing invicible power, authority and strength, considered as the king of fur animals in Chinese culture, the tiger represents an auspicious animal that exorcises evil spirit and brings good luck.
Paper-cutting, at the crossroads between Eastern and Western cultures
China, a nation with which Vacheron Constantin has been cultivating special ties since 1845, first introduce the paper-cutting technique known as Jianzhi, a popular art echoed in Swiss culture through its famous Scherenschnitt paper-cutting. This artistic approach, highlighted in the Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac, has been given a fresh interpretation thanks to the expertise of the master engravers and enamellers.
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Celebrating decorative techniques applied in watchmaking and jewelry, the watches in the Métiers d'Art collection find their inspiration in art, history, and culture.
Enhanced by the Manufacture's master craftsmen, these genuine works of art demonstrate a creativity that is open to the world and know-how that has been passed down from generation to generation.
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