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The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem is proud to present "The Art of Time", The new catalogue of the Sir David Salomons collection of watches and clocks, including important timepieces made by master watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet, and among them the famous "Marie Antoinette". The catalogue was published in 2009 in conjunction with the reopening of the watches and clocks exhibition. Intended for the professional collector and the amateur art lover alike, it presents the collection's pieces in full-color photographs and in comprehensive descriptions. The catalogue includes articles on the history of watchmaking and the collection, on Breguet and his works and on musical boxes and automata. Table of contents: Preface Introduction Abraham-Louis Breguet Musical boxes and automata The collection: · Breguet watches and clocks · Exceptional works of art · Ornamented and musical watches and boxes · Watches for the Turkish market · Automata · Clocks Glossary Published by the L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art, Jerusalem, 2009, 168 pp., many color plates, English/Hebrew.
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Book Description Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 139+29 pp., illustrations. In English and Hebrew. Seller Inventory # 9659040369AMA021221