Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day is a One of A Kind timepiece, The Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco. Donated by Van Cleef & Arpels to take part in The Only Watch Charity Auction taking place in Monaco to raise funds aiding research efforts into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
This unique timepiece is part of Van Cleef & Arpels Poetry of Time Collection, each of the timepieces in the collection tells a story. The Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco, shows a spectacular scene, the turquoise dial, with white gold, lapis lazuli and mother of pearl create the blue and white sky of the French Riviera, along with a view of Monaco from the Prince’s Palace, complete with palm trees and the port of Fontvieille.
As the hours pass, and the disc turns and the magical scene comes to life, showing waves in the Mediterranean, the sun and moonlight and the silhouettes of a mother and daughter enjoying a walk through Monaco.
The white gold case of The Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco, houses The Poetic Complication, which is an automatic movement created by Van Cleef & Arpels. The case is decorated with a beautiful diamond set bezel and fitted with an elegant white alligator leather strap and white gold buckle.
The Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco by Van Cleef & Arpels is a one of a kind piece available to the highest bidder at The Only Watch Auction.