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Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Opera Automata

Louis Vuitton continues its journey into the exclusive world of fine watchmaking with automata pieces with the Tambour Opera Automata, a tribute to Bian Lian, the art of face-changing of the Sichuan Opera. The virtuoso decor of this specific timepiece features a traditional mask that comes to life and changes expression on demand. Featuring a 16-second artistic performance, the dragon’s head rises to reveal the jumping hours while its tail indicates the retrograde minutes on...

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