Father Time

Pierre Robinet, Master Clockmaker 1776, Louis XVI, white marble with gilt bronze, with sculptures of strength and justice standing before two pilasters surmounted by two lions and an eagle perched on a globe above the dial, The David Roche Foundation House Museum and Gallery

French Clocks – Science Keeping Time with Enlightenment Pt 1


Before the revolution in France its ideas philosophies fashions and passions of the age were reflected in the design and decoration of gloriously gilded clocks