Clocks and Watches of the Qing Dynasty by Pin LiaoClocks and Watches of the Qing Dynasty by Pin Liao

Clocks and Watches of the Qing Dynasty

EditorPin LiaoText byXiuhua Lang

Paperback | January 1, 2008

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The Beijing Palace Museum, on the grounds of the former Forbidden City, has in its collection some of the most valuable clocks and watches manufactured during the 18th and 19th centuries - they are not only timepieces but also objects of superb craftsmanship. This book introduces more than 150 clocks and watches from the collection. They are masterpieces from all over the world - Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, the United States, Japan, and China. Each illustration is accompanied by an introduction written by specialists from the Palace Museum, describing the design, structure and special characteristics of each object.
Title:Clocks and Watches of the Qing DynastyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:207 pages, 8.1 × 5.7 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:8.1 × 5.7 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2008Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:7119030507

ISBN - 13:9787119030500