Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Reverso Tribute Enamel Watches In Time For NY Exhibit

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Waterfall Ono watch


Coinciding pinch nan opening successful a fewer days of nan immersive Reverso Pop-Up Exhibit successful New York (at Iron 23 from November 3-22) that is entitled Reverso Stories, nan Swiss watch marque unveils 2 Métiers d’ arts masterpieces successful its iconic Reverso collection. The stunning hand-enameled timepieces salary homage to nan celebrated 19th period Japanese artist, Hokusai and his works. Both of nan watches characteristic manus painted waterfalls recovered successful nan Japanese countryside.

The useful of creation are reproductions of woodblock prints made by nan artist: The Waterfall astatine Ono connected nan Kisokaido Road and The Waterfall Where Yoshitsune Washed His Horse astatine Yoshino successful Yamato Province. They stem from a bid of 8 ukiyo- e style paintings titled A Tour of nan Waterfalls of nan Provinces made by Hokusai successful nan mid 1800’s.

The dial broadside of nan Reverso Tribute Enamel Waterfall Ono watch pinch barleycorn guilloche Grand Feu ... [+] enamel dial.


On 1 broadside of nan reversible timepiece, nan watch dial – showcasing guilloche and Grand Feu enameling — is seen, while connected nan reverse side, nan miniature paintings flaunt their beauty. The Waterfall astatine Yoshino watch emulates a Japanese communicative wherein a General stopped to remainder his equine successful nan mid 1100’s. The waterfall is curved successful a measurement that is designed to definitive nan unit of nan h2o coming done nan valley. It is surrounded by trees successful vivid colors. The dial broadside of this watch boasts a lozenge-shaped guilloche dial painted pinch a rich | greenish translucent Grand Feu enamel.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute The Waterfall astatine Yoshino watch.


The different watch, The Waterfall astatine Ono, depicts celebrated waterfalls connected nan ancient roadworthy to Kyoto. The h2o from nan falls comes consecutive down betwixt 2 precocious cliffs and nan coating showcases a mini Shinto shrine pinch bystanders looking astatine nan falls. The dial broadside of this watch has nan aforesaid richly hued Grand Feu enamel colour but boasts a accepted barleycorn guilloche’ pattern.

Jaeger-LeCoultre specializes successful what it calls Métiers Rares™ and has an full section dedicated to nan creation successful its Le Sentier, Switzerland, workshops. The creator dedication and method required to overgarment specified miniatures connected nan lawsuit backs involves a minimum of 14 layers of enamel to beryllium painted, and each must beryllium fired earlier moving onto nan adjacent level. The firing successful a kiln tin consequence successful bubbles aliases marks if not done nether utmost attraction and precision. In total, it takes astir 80 hours to complete 1 painting. The paintings are created to a standard of one-tenth of nan original.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Metiers Rare(TM) workshops successful Le Sentier, Switzerland.


For nan dial side, nan marque combines its intricate manus guilloche’ contented pinch Grand Feu enamel coating that requires painstakingly meticulous work. In fact, for nan Waterfall astatine Yoshino lozenge-shaped hardly maize pattern, much than 8 hours of painstaking precision is required for nan guilloche alone. The layering, firing and drying of nan enamel requires different 8 hours done complete nan people of a week. Both Reverso Tribute watches are crafted successful 18-karat achromatic golden and location nan manually coiled Jaeger-LeCoultre Caliber 822. Just 10 of each will beryllium made.

The lozenge-shaped guilloche shape connected nan dial of nan Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute The ... [+] Waterfall astatine Yoshino watch.


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