Wild things: animal-inspired watches

Six timepieces with natural attraction. By Tim Auld

Hermès white-gold Arceau Cheval Cosmique, £41,520
Hermès white-gold Arceau Cheval Cosmique, £41,520 | Image: Studio des Fleurs

In the world of haute horlogerie, nature is teeming. Jaquet Droz’s latest automaton casts the fluttering wings of a butterfly pulling Cupid on a chariot against a dial of wood petrified 150 million years ago. Bremont has turned to a Rolling Stone to paint scuttling lizards. And everywhere there are owls, bees, horses, panthers… 

Jaquet Droz red-gold Butterfly Automaton Chinchilla Red, £109,450
Jaquet Droz red-gold Butterfly Automaton Chinchilla Red, £109,450
Advertisement
Bremont white-gold Ronnie Wood 1947, £38,950
Bremont white-gold Ronnie Wood 1947, £38,950
Chopard white-gold, diamond and sapphire Red Carpet Collection Owl, POA
Chopard white-gold, diamond and sapphire Red Carpet Collection Owl, POA

Cartier white-gold Ronde Louis Cartier, POA
Cartier white-gold Ronde Louis Cartier, POA
Dior white- and yellow-gold Grand Soir Reine des Abeilles, POA
Dior white- and yellow-gold Grand Soir Reine des Abeilles, POA
Advertisement

See also

Advertisement
Loading