Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Boucheron Epure Tourbillon ‘Ama Fish’ Limited Edition

This Epure creation from the House of Boucheron offers a fresh interpretation of the femininity, freedom and delicacy associated with fish. The fish swims above the carriage of an impressive ‘flying tourbillon’, the heart of the timepiece. Waves of blue mother-of-pearl give the dial light and movement. The three-dimensional fish swims above the mother-of-pearl sea. Its head is set with diamonds and its tail has an openwork design, so that it appears to sway above the blue waves. The fish’s tail fins also set with pavé baguettes diamonds that have been worked at different heights to enhance the contours.
The back creates the impression of rays of light, like those that illuminate 26 Place Vendôme, and is engraved on the back of the case. Frédéric Boucheron’s timeless motto, «I count only joyful hours» adds the finishing touch to this stunning creation.

Technical details
Model: Epure Tourbillon Ama
Limited edition engraved to 8 pieces

Flying tourbillon with Swiss escapement lever
Swiss Made Mechanical movement with hand winding, from the manufacture MHC with hour and minute functions
The tourbillon carriage at 6'o clock with straight shape arms, playing the role of small second
Lower bridges are open worked on the movement with engraved decorations representing the number 26 of the place Vendome and the famous column of the same name
Power reserve: approximately 100 hours
Frequency: 21 600 vph

Polished white gold case set with round diamonds, double gadroons on the side case and bevelled horns
Diameter: 43 mm
Domed sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment on the inner side
Blue sapphire cabochon crown bezel setting with double gadroons
Case back opening on the movement with sapphire crystal;  Boucheron, JE NE SONNE QUE LES HEURES HEUREUSES, Swiss made, consecutive number and limited edition engravings
Water resistance to 50 meters

White mother of pearl dial with blue shades and waves sculpted in volume and sprinkled with diamonds creating a ripple around a bubble of diamonds. Ama Fish made of gold with engraved fins, and a set tail and delicately open-worked over the mother of pearl and diamond sea.
Hands in stick shape and facetted with matt/polished finishing

Remborde (folded edge) alligator with large square scales and invisible stitches
Pin buckle in white gold and set with e diamonds

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