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Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Art La Symbolique Des Laques 33222/000r-9704


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Basic Info

Brand Vacheron Constantin
Code 25452
Movement Manual winding
Case material Pink gold
Bracelet material Crocodile skin
Condition 0 (unworn)
  With box
  With papers
Location United States, New York, Airmont
Price $77,475
Availability Available now


Movement Manual winding
Power reserve 30 h
Number of jewels 18


Case material Pink gold
Waterproof 3 ATM
Dial Black


Bracelet material Crocodile skin
Bracelet color Black
Clasp Buckle


Skeletonized, Limited Edition


The Métiers d'Art - La Symbolique Des Laques collection is devoted to the natural beauty of the seasons. For each model in the collection a front & back dial is created. The workmanship to create these dial took a total of more than 7 years! • MAKI-E: Masters of Zôhiko are experts in the art of "maki-e" style enamel painting. "Maki-e" in Japanese means "filled up the picture." This style of enamel painting features the most complex techniques of decorative lacquering. The art begins while paint (usually black in color) has not yet congealed, which is then sprinkled with gold or silver powder to create unique designs. The final lacquered coating is made from the sap of what is known as the Chines Lacquer tree, Rhus Verniciflua, which is found is in the highlands of central Asia and parts of Tibet.
• TSUKIMI - AUTUMN:The evening of contemplation of the full moon – or “Tsukimi” – honors the first full moon of autumn. This custom, with Chinese origins, was introduced in Japan during the Heian era (794– 1185). At the time, the nobles of the Imperial Court got together in the moonlight to compose poems and listen to music. The contemplation of the full moon in September became a popular practice during the Edo era (1603–1868) and peasants included it in their rites to mark the end of the harvest.
• The front dial is decorated with a full moon hidden by a few clouds which is considered to be the height of refinement and elegance in Japanese culture.
• The dial on the back of the watch is decorated with Japanese maples dressed in a bright red autumn robe side by side with a Torii Gate, commonly built at the entrance to Shintoist sanctuaries in order to separate the sacred area from the wicked environment, a reminder of the extent to which the Japanese people remain attached to their traditions.
Click on these links to view the other 2 models in the series:
• HANAMI – SPRING model # 33222/000r-9701
• YUKIMI – WINTER model # 33222/000g-9706
This watch features:
• Polished 18kt rose gold case.
• Black decorated enameled front & black dial.
• Central dial cutout on both the front & back dials for a partial view of the skeletonized movement.
• Rose gold hour & minute hands,
• Vacheron Constantin ruthenium plated 14kt yellow gold skeletonized movement, Caliber 1003 SQ, beats at 18,000 vph, composed out of 117 parts, contains 18 Jewels & has an approximate power reserve of 30 hours.
• Marked with the Geneva Quality Hallmark.
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