Lady Arpels Papillon Automate Watch

    White gold, Diamond, Mother-of-pearl, Sapphire


    Drawing inspiration from flora and fauna, Van Cleef & Arpels' watches celebrate the spectacle of a benevolent nature that is constantly renewed. Time flows by in harmony with the endless cycle of the seasons.

    Poetic Complications Collection, Lady Arpels Papillon Automate watch. 40 mm white gold case, round diamonds; white gold bezel, round diamonds; dial with round and pear-shaped diamonds, blue, mauve and purple sapphires, mother-of-pearl, champlevé, paillonné, plique-à-jour and curved plique-à-jour enamel and miniature painting; white gold crown with one round diamond; glossy VCA blue alligator strap; white gold pin buckle, round diamonds; DEF, IF to VVS diamonds; automatic mechanical movement (Valfleurier Q020), equipped with a random automaton module and animation on demand developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels; 34 hour power reserve; numbered edition

    Enchanting Nature™ comes to life in an unprecedented way with a particularly sophisticated automaton module. The Lady Arpels Papillon Automate watch depicts the random beating of a butterfly’s wings, animated at the pace of the watch’s wearer. A special bond is formed, while the hours and minutes pass by discreetly, surrounded by lush vegetation.

    Reference : VCARO8PN00

    SVG Plus
    • stones

      • Diamond(s) : 272 stones, 8.14 carats

        Mother-of-pearl : 1 stone

        Sapphire(s) : 287 stones, 1.26 carats

    • Case

      • Case Dimensions : 40 mm

      • Water resistance : 3 ATM

    • Bracelet

      • Bracelet Material : Shiny alligator, square scale

      • Buckle type : Ardillon buckle

    • Movement

      • Self-winding mechanical movement (Valfleurier Q020) with a random automaton and on demand animation module developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels.

    • awards

      • "Ladies' High-Mech Watch Prize", Grand Prix de l'Horlogerie - Geneva, Switzerland, 2017

    Please note that each Van Cleef & Arpels creation is handmade. As a result, carat weight and stone quantities may differ slightly from one creation to the next. Final price may vary slightly depending on the materials and size.

    Lady Arpels Papillon Automate Watch  


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