Les Plus Belles Pendules Francaises / the Finest French

Les Plus Belles Pendules Francaises / the Finest French Pendulum-clocks / Le Piu Belle Pendole Frances: De Louis XIV a Lempire / from Louis XIV to the Empire / Da Luigi XIV Allimpero The Finest French Pendulum Clocks presents an illustrated history of French pendulum clocks, between the time of Louis XIV and the Empire, through their stylistic evolution It is far from easy to distinguish between a real th century clock and a th century imitation, properly estimating its commercial value, to which contribute the beauty of the decoration, the quality of materials, the presence of the original clockwork, the state of conservation, the rarity of the piece and its artistry In this book, addressed to both collectors and all lovers of the decorative arts, the authors analyse hundreds of elegant French pendulum clocks of different value and appearance, highlighting qualities and defects, with the aim of offering a wide and comprehensive repertoire of this antiques genre and at the same time to enrich the knowledge of those who approach it for the first time Text in English, Italian and FrenchGiacomo Wannenes was born in Genoa from a family of antiques dealers After completing his studies he moved to London and then to Paris, where he lived fromtoimproving his knowledge of art Today he is an antique dealer in Milan and a well known author of books on decorative arts Aur lie Wannenes, fille d art and interior decorator, has worked in the family business sinceand collaborates with her father in writing books about antiques


About the Author: Giacomo Wannenes

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