Pierre Jaquet-Droz opened a third workshop in Geneva in 1784. Jaquet Droz paid tribute to Geneva with this extraordinary automatic doll watch. The exquisite moving installation blends with the poetry and painting of nature.
Jaquet Droz brings together the extraordinary talents of the artisans in his Ateliersd’Art workshop to create this new model and to pay tribute to Geneva. In 1784, Pierre Jaquet-Droz opened the first local watchmaking workshop in Geneva, and introduced superbly complex watchmaking into Geneva.
Natural scenes interweave with the city of Geneva to form the decorative background of TheBirdRepeaterGeneva. The mother-of-pearl dial condenses all the symbols of this famous Swiss city. Engravers, illustrators and enamelers have successfully reproduced the outlines of Lac Léman and its famous fountain, the Pharedes Pâquis, and the Salève in a miniature scale. This former Alps is considered The ‘balcony’ of Geneva.
In the center of the dial, a pair of red-fronted goldfinch lives in the middle of Île Rousseau, a bird paradise at the entrance of Lake Geneva. The two golden eagles are hand-carved, and the feathers are as colorful as brutalist paintings. They guard the two young birds underneath, and a bird’s egg lies in the center of the nest. Exquisite details, brilliant colors, realistic and vivid bird eyes and each straw, all show the outstanding skills of LaChaux-de-Fonds craftsmen.
For Jaquet Droz, beauty and sophisticated mechanics always go hand in hand. Like the previous models, The BirdRepeaterGeneva in Geneva features 8 exquisite automatic doll scenes, breathtaking-tits feeding young birds, flapping wings, gurgling waterfalls, young birds breaking through their shells, etc. — —A tribute to the famous automatic doll created by Pierre Jaquet-Droz and his son in the 18th century.
The lively and interesting event scene is in sharp contrast with the simple and pure eccentric hour and minute display. The hour and minute display is located at 12 o’clock and is made of black onyx. There are two pointed red gold hands upstream of the dial and 47 mm. The red-gold case reflects each other. The Geneva RepeaterGeneva is equipped with a JaquetDrozRMA88 self-winding movement, with a 48-hour power reserve, limited to 8 pieces. 8 is a symbolic number in the world of Jaquet Droz. Senior experts will be able to appreciate all its meanings and appreciate the mysteries.
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