Until September 22, Lobachevsky Plaza Fashion Gallery hosts the exhibition devoted to the 280th anniversary of Jaquet Droz brand.
Today, Jaquet Droz exhibition travels the world demonstrating its new creations, just like its famous founder Pierre Jaquet Droz (1721-1790) did in the 18th century. This long-term campaign is associated with the 280th anniversary of the house. The “Story of the Unique " mobile exhibition has finally come to Russia, namely, Nizhny Novgorod. This exhibition is focused on the three main pillars of the brand: Ateliers Art, Automata and the Grande Seconde.
The ceremonial opening was held on September 13 and was attended by the brand manager, Renata Akhmetshina. The exhibition in Lobachevsky Plaza is open until September 22 and features the majority of new collections of the Watchmaking House from La Chaux-de-Fonds, some of them being shown in Nizhny Novgorod for the first time. For example, the unique automaton made of meteorite — the Loving Butterfly Automaton.
“Some watches tell time, some tell a story”
It was one of the few complications yet to grace the Grande Seconde. Now the monopusher chronograph makes its grand entrance into the Jaquet Droz collection, equipped with an exclusive movement. An inaugural, limited series piece is complemented by three permanent additions to the collection.
On September 6. Mr. Christian Lattmann, Jaquet Droz CEO, and Mr. Fong Wing Ngai, Macau Timepiece Museum curator, were joined by distinguished guests of the brand as well as media to celebrate the inauguration of the exhibition. The master of watch restoration from Jaquet Droz, Mr. Boillat has presented in exclusivity the Singing Bird Snuffbox, created in the 18th century.
The Grande Seconde Quantième now features a modern, tasteful and spirited satin-brushed sunray finish, and is available in a diameter of 39 mm or 43 mm.
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