Vacheron Constantin - 82550/000G-9853 Métiers d'Art Florilège White Lily

Brand: Vacheron Constantin
Family: Métiers d'Art
Reference: 82550/000G-9853
Name: Métiers d'Art Florilège White Lily
Movement: Vacheron Constantin caliber 4400
Hours, Minutes
Produced: 2013
Limited: Yes, 20 units

Case

Material: White Gold
Bezel: Gem-Set
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Open
Shape: Round
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Height: 8.00 mm
W/R: 30.00 m

Dial

Nickname: White Lily
Material: Enamel
Finish: Guilloche
Hands: Feuille
Vacheron Constantin 82550/000G-9853 : Métiers d'Art Florilège White Lily

Vacheron Constantin 82550/000G-9853 description

The Virgin’s lily, to which Thornton devotes the 20th plate of his work, is one of those flowers that people have always appreciated. Symbols of purity and virtue, these radiantly white large trumpet-shaped blooms have accompanied the most wonderful stories, from the Byzantine empire to French royalty. To accentuate the splendour of the flower, the artist who worked on Thornton’s plate chose a dark background, a feature reproduced on the dial of the watch. The pistils, depicted in the minutest detail, seem to be about to move, while the soft lustre of the petals, highlighted by the finely guilloché pattern, draws light into the enamel.

The Métiers d'Art Florilège Queen, White Lily and China Limodoron are part of the first edition Florilege models. Just like the later series, The Métiers d’Art Florilège is a limited series of 20 collector’s watches with the bezel set with round-cut diamonds and 5 more with the bezel set with baguette-cut diamonds for the Vacheron Constantin Boutiques. They all bear the Hallmark of Geneva.