JAQUET DROZ


A masterpiece of watchmaking craftsmanship, the new automaton revealed by Jaquet Droz is truly a piece of art come to life, presenting an allegory of love and nature. This new creation, named the “Loving Butterfly Automaton,” tells a story, that of genius watchmaker, Henri-Louis Jaquet-Droz, who, 242 years ago, created an android automaton delivering breathtaking sketches – including a cherub seated on a chariot drawn by a butterfly, celebrating love and passion. It is the story of the Jaquet Droz designers, craftsmen and watchmakers who decided to draw inspiration from this sketch for contemporary designs, first as painted enamel, then as sculpture, and today as an automaton watch… And the story of watchmakers who develop and painstakingly assemble an exclusive mechanism, of passionate craftsmen who sculpt and engrave each component of this animated piece of art by hand… The story of a brand that never ceases to astonish. As part of the prestigious collection of
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