8854 - The Beauty of Time

CHAILLE François / FLECHON Dominique

This unique book features a rich selection of horological wonders, from mechanical and pendulum clocks to pocket and wristwatches. Taking readers on a voyage of discovery, this lavishly illustrated volume showcases exceptional timepieces that combine outstanding engineering, aesthetics, and expertise, annotated by an expert horology historian and accompanied by a text that elucidates the cultural and artistic contexts in which they were created.
The Beauty of Time is an homage to the timepiece, so often conceived as a work of art, and a comprehensive reference for horology enthusiats as well as art and decorative-arts aficionados, history lovers, and collectors.

 

279 pages

Edition : 2018


Langue : anglais

CHF 85.00