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Mastering The Masters in Miniature
These three masterpieces have been reproduced by Jaeger-LeCoultre in a trio of watches called the Reverso Tribute Enamel Hidden Treasures – each one created using grand feu enamel and miniature painting, topped with guillochage on the dial. Doing justice to these works on a tiny watch face is master enameler Sophie Quenaon. She and her team of three enamelers at Jaeger-LeCoultre’s HQ in Switzerland’s Vallée de Joux spent months examining the artworks, first deciding on the final colors alongside the shape of the Reverso case for their canvas (they ultimately chose a smaller, more square form that closely echoes the specs of the original 1930s case)... More here.
You don't need to be in to watches to appreciate the brilliance of these miniature works of art. Just incredible.