cover of the catalogue of the exhibition "Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'horlogerie ancienne".
cover of the catalogue of the exhibition "Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'horlogerie ancienne".
cover of the catalogue of the exhibition "Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'horlogerie ancienne".
cover of the catalogue of the exhibition "Chefs-d'oeuvre de l'horlogerie ancienne".

Musée Paul-Dupuy

Catalogue - Horlogerie

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TOU-3CAT000017

This is a publication that will delight horologists and could even give rise to vocations and passions as the clock masterpieces illustrated and commented on here are exceptional and testify to the extraordinary know-how of French craftsmen when it comes to the luxury industry, in this case that of watchmaking through the ages.

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Watches, clocks, weight or spring clocks, sand and fire, inventiveness has been competing with genius ever since man decided to measure time. In this very comprehensive work, the Paul Dupuy Museum, Toulouse's Museum of Precious Arts, presents its entire collection, consisting of masterpieces from the mid-16th to early 20th centuries. These exceptional pieces, including those by the watchmaker Edouard Gélis, are among the most beautiful, due to their rarity and magnificent state of preservation. From the discovery of new operating systems to the creation of forms and decorations, this extraordinarily well-documented work proves to be an indispensable tool for the enlightened amateur, and allows the layman to enter the very special world of old watchmaking.

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Softcover
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22.5 x 28 cm. / 416 pg.