Kronos

Mythological Times

 

KRONOS

Kronos was one of the chief gods of Greek mythology, who with his hour glass personified time and with his scythe, fate. The dial of this model depicts a young woman vainly pursuing eternal youth while Kronos inexorably fulfils his mission.

KRONOS

 

The Twelve Hours were the daughters of Kronos in Greek mythology. In this model a complication called “Wandering Hours” creates movement, rhythm and life.

MODEL KRONOS
CASE Stainless Steel / Glass sapphire
DIAMETER 40 mm
CASE BACK Open case back / Glass sapphire
DIAL 12 hours
DIAL COLOR With painting reproduction by Shinji Himeno
FUNCTIONS Wandering Hours
MOVEMENT ETA 2892A2 - Automatic
POWER RESERVE 42 hours automatic
BRACELET Only brown leather
WATERPROOF 3 bars
REMARK Limited Edition 100 pcs
PRICE 8.800 CHF Automatic
KRONOS

THE BIRTH OF A MASTERPIECE

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THE DIAL

A Wandering Hour display and a work of art combine in stunning fashion on the few square centimetres of the dial. Engineering has put itself at the service of art, and art at the service of philosophy.

COMPLICATION

The first watches with Wandering Hour display go back to the 19th century. This technique has been continually improved, culminating in a patented mechanism, still hold by Vincent Calabrese, that led to the creation of Kronos. The apparent simplicity of the model is inversely proportional to its mechanical complexity.

THE BACK

A special feature is on offer on the reverse side, affording the possibility of viewing the automatic movement through a sapphire crystal.

KRONOS, OR THE ENDLESS PURSUIT

Despite the young woman’s wishes, time never stops. The hour indicator jumps every 60 minutes, then wanders around the dial to mark the minutes.

The artist Shinji Himeno did Vincent Calabrese the honor of designing the dial. His work opens new horizons. Do you find it surrealist? If it cannot be categorized, it was nonetheless inspired by the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism.

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