The Finest French Pendulum ClocksC40585
An illustrated history of French pendulum clocks, between the time of Louis XIV and the empire, through their stylistic evolution. This book allows the reader to distinguish between a real 18th century clock and a 19th century imitation, properly estimate its commercial value, identify its decoration and the quality of materials, the state of conservation, the rarity of the piece and its artistry.
- 416 pages
- 305 colour illustrations
- Hundreds of clocks analysed
- Qualities and defects highlighted
- 34.1 x 31.8cm
- ISBN: 9788859610809