Time takes flight : The First Suspended Clock
Limited edition of 50 pieces per configuration
Placed simply on a table of suspended from a ceiling as if flying through the air, this kinetic sculpture symbolizes adventure and whimsy while remaining and exceptional mechanical timepiece.
An official partner of L'Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL) and specifically its Master program in Advanced Stuides in Design for Luxury and Craftmanship, L'Epee 1839 created this clock on the theme of travel in collaboration with the talented design student Margo Clavier. Inspired by the hot air balloon and all that it represents - adventure, imagination, discovery, ambition, freedom - Margo and L'Epee 1939 unveil a mechanical clock with impressive, sometimes floating presence which displays the hours and minutes for 8 days.
- Limited Edition - 50 pieces per configuration ( 4)
- Functions - Desk clock. Suspension clock : strong cable and hook at the top of the balloon. TIme displayed with the central flame-shaped indicator
- Power reserve - 8 days
- Movement - LR Calibre 1855 - single barrel- 17 jewels - 207 components
- Winding and setting- Wound by the basket. TIme setting via the button above the basket
- Dimensions - Height 31 cm - Diameter 17.2 cm - Height (Basket) 8 cm. - Weight 3.9 kg
- Materials. Palladium plated brass and stainless steel
- Finishings. Polishing, sand blasting, satin finishing and painting. 4 colours Silver, Blue, Black and Red