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L.U.C XP URUSHI COLLECTION

AN ALLIANCE OF TRADITIONAL CRAFTSMANSHIP

 

The L.U.C XP Urushi watches blend the quintessence of ancestral Asian art with the highest degree of Swiss horological refinement. The lacquered watch dial of the ultra thin L.U.C XP becomes the canvas for meticulously hand-painted representations of Asian mythology. This graceful alliance of gold and Japanese lacquer lends a timeless and noble aura to the Chopard Urushi collection.


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L.U.C XP URUSHI COLLECTION

EXQUISITE WATCHES, LEGENDARY CREATURES

 

Artist Kiichiro Masumura has been proclaimed a “living national treasure” in Japan. His magnificent dial designs feature the dragon, the phoenix, the qilin in the moonlight, the crouching tiger and the genbu. These legendary creatures respectively represent the Five Elements of ancient Chinese philosophy: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. A peacock, a goldfish, a snake, the jungle and the universe complete this collection.

LUC XP Urushi
L.U.C XP Urushi 18-carat white gold Discover

LUC XP Urushi
L.U.C XP Urushi 18-carat white gold Discover

LUC XP Urushi
LUC XP Urushi

  • Proclaimed a “Living National Treasure” by the Japanese authorities, artist Kiichiro Masumura has created unique dials for Chopard based on the time-honoured lacquering techniques of Urushi and Maki-e.
  • The understated lines of the ultra-thin L.U.C XP in 18-carat rose gold, an exceptional timepiece equipped with the mechanical self-winding L.U.C Calibre 96.17-L.
  • Marrying ancestral craftsmanship with the highest degree of Swiss watchmaking, this majestic work of art portrays the Crouching Tiger.
  • This unique dial for Chopard features a peacock motif and the time-honoured lacquering techniques of Urushi and Maki-e.
  • The Phoenix, on the left, the legendary creature symbolising the element of fire according to Chinese natural science.
  • The Genbu, a cross between snake and tortoise, symbolises the element of water according to Chinese natural science.
  • The Chinese astrological sign of the snake magnificently showcased on the dial of the ultra-thin L.U.C XP in 18-carat rose gold.
  • The dial of the L.U.C XP Urushi
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POETICALLY DECORATED DIALS

Chopard honors traditional forms of craftsmanship by associating the charms of Urushi, an ancestral decorative technique, with the understated lines of its ultra-thin L.U.C XP watch. This extremely refined watch is equipped with a mechanical self-winding movement, the L.U.C Calibre 96.17-L.

LUC XP Urushi
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LUC XP Urushi
L.U.C XP Urushi 18-carat rose gold Discover

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