Corneille Art Watch “Hand-painted”

This is where the worlds of art and wristwatches come together…

Dutch painter Corneille does not require any introduction. As a founding member of the Cobra movement, he has had a profound impact on contemporary art and has earned a very prominent position in the public conscience.

His creations beyond paintings and sculptures perhaps do require some introduction. Here we have an example of a project run by Corneille in cooperation with Jaski Art Gallery: a book, print, and watch combination.

These beautiful sets include high-resolution images of important works, as well as a silkscreen of one of Corneille’s paintings. This silkscreen can be torn out, but it is still in place in this example.

And then there is the watch. A made-to-order watch in 14k yellow gold, based on a Swiss ETA movement. But that is all of secondary importance. What matters is the dial. Hand-painted by the master himself. And for good measure, he decorated the rotor on the movement as well.

A total of 25 of these watches were made in yellow gold. Versions in other materials also exist. We have three(!): numbers 8, 9, and 14 out of 25.

Just imagine wearing an actual painting by Corneille on your wrist. Besides having an original Dutch master above your bed, it really does not get much better…does it?

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 3.900

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Brand

Corneille

Model

Year of production (circa)

1993

Material

14k Yellow gold

Crystal

Sapphire

Movement

Automatic

Diameter

35 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Leather

Buckle/clasp

Generic plated

Lug Width

18 mm

Details
Brand Corneille
Diameter 35 mm
Model Art Watch
Bracelet/strap: Leather
Year of production (circa) 1993
Buckle/clasp Generic plated
Material 14k Yellow gold
Lug Width 18 mm
Crystal Sapphire
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Movement Automatic
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All of our vintage watches have been carefully selected for you. Each watch is meticulously inspected on condition and originality. Furthermore, our watches receive a full service by our highly skilled and qualified watchmakers before hitting the store, so you can wear your special find with confidence. A statement we back up with a 2-year warranty.

With over two decades of experience in vintage watches, we have developed an eye for great quality and great stories. Because we believe every vintage watch tells a story through its unique design, history and patina. A vintage watch is a time-traveling device in that sense. A practical item for daily use, that connects us to something bigger than ourselves at the same time. In an age of single-use goods and quick consumption, a mechanical marvel that is designed to last for generations is quite simply a fantastic thing to have in your life.

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