Patek Philippe Rare Handcrafts 2024 on Show in Geneva

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Continuing its annual tradition, Patek Philippe will showcase the year’s creations. unusual handicrafts The Geneva Salon will run from April 13th to 27th, and will also include the last few days of Watches and Wonders. In addition to his 82 watches, the largest collection of rare handcrafts ever presented, sculptors and enamellers will demonstrate their crafts.

The watches on display consist of 7 dome clocks, 3 table clocks, 9 pocket watches, and 43 wristwatches, and are masterpieces that bring together the best of the brand’s traditional techniques from familiar items such as cloisonné and cloisonné. . champlevéto things not often seen in watchmaking, such as wooden marquetry and faience longue enamel.

As has long been the case with Rare Handcrafted Collections, all the watches on display are theoretically available, but are usually allocated to the best customers.

The Rare Handcrafts collection is presented in three sections, each grouped according to a specific watch format.

Upon entering the salon, guests will encounter more than a dozen Calatrava watches with enamel dials depicting the constellations of the zodiac. grisaille, Cloisonnéand Payone.

napoleon’s room

The exhibition continues to Napoleon’s room facing Lake Geneva. Here you’ll find watches inspired by nature, including the Ref pocket watch. 995/143G-001 “Portrait of a white heron” on the marquetry dial.

referee. 995/143G-001 and matching stand

The last section is in rooms facing Rue Rhône. On display are watches that have influenced human culture, including art, tradition, and sports.

Similar to last year’s Rare Handcrafts, which included a watch depicting a 1950s F1 race in Geneva, some of the watches here feature motifs that deviate from the classic style typically seen. I am. Métiers d’art clock. One example is the marquetry portrait of a surfer on a Calatrava watch. 5089G-129 “Morning on the Beach” will be displayed in this section of the salon.

Rare handcraft 2024 It will be open to the public every day except Sunday from April 13th to 27th.

Patek Philippe Salon
Rue Rhône 41
1204 Geneva

Admission is free, but advance registration is required

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