Art deco watch. $450. Available Dec 10, 2013.
Inspired by a number of vintage watches from the Art Deco period, this design combines a stepped case, reminiscent of skyscraper architecture, with a guilloché engraved sunburst dial, a common Art Deco motif that represents exuberance and optimism in the Machine Age.
Hand-lettered numerals and dial design by Louise Fili, author of several books on Art Deco and one of today’s leading graphic designers.
Manual wind Seagull ST17 movement. 38 mm case, 20 mm lugs, 8.8 mm thick. Sapphire crystal. Caseback window. Crocodile pattern black calf strap.