This is the last but not least of my UN/Donze Cadrans enamel dial Trilogy posts. The UN Year of the Horse contains two...

Nov 25, 2018,06:52 AM

enamel horses with a dreamy background containing subtle details.

Unlike the angry Serpent and ferocious Dragon, the Horses look untamed and powerful. The contrast of the white and black horses makes an interesting dial.

What are your thoughts on this enamel dial, how do the horses compare to the serpent and dragon, and which horse do you like more ?

FYI, Below are links to my posts on my hunt for each of them.






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Horses, just personal preference.

 By: AldoB : November 25th, 2018-07:11
I read somewhere that in the Chinese zodiac, pigs and rabbits is the most difficult animals to "express". I really look forward what will UN present us next year.

Thanks Gordon, this is just spectacular, I love the details and the execution😍

 By: FabR : November 25th, 2018-08:26
If I have to choose one of the three UN themes you proposed, for me this is the one😉

Hi fab, you chose wisely ! IMO, the horse is...

 By: GLau : November 25th, 2018-09:19
less "in your face" and still makes a statement, while still containing quite a bit of details in the dial !

I bought this same watch when it was introduced; largely because of the subtle and beautiful background behind the horses. It’s such a deep lovely color.

 By: EdTonkin : November 25th, 2018-19:02
If you view it in this manner, you’ll see that the horses being black and white also represent a sort of “Ying & Yang” (is this an appropriate term? I do not mean to offend if I am ignorant) which I find very pleasing. The tragedy and comedy if you will. ... 

No worries, your thinking was...

 By: GLau : November 26th, 2018-18:48
well understood irrespective of the spelling.

Thanks EdTonkin for your comments and feedback as an owner ! The word "contrast" ...

 By: GLau : November 26th, 2018-18:47
describes this dial very well ! IMO a lot of thoughts went into the design of this enamel piece.