The collection of clocks and watches shows changes in time-keeping in particular from the point of view of artistic treatment of clock cases, while documenting the development of the clock mechanism. The horology collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague is one of the largest and most varied in the Czech Republic in terms of kind as well as artistic design. Whereas the National Technical Museum specializes in the mechanical aspect of clocks, the Museum of Decorative Arts focuses on artistically shaped and decorated items.
Second edition issued to accompany the opening of "Time Machines" hall of the Museum´s permanent exhibition, December 2005.
texts: Libuše Urešová
translation: Linda Paukertová, Jan Kroupa, Susan Gockeler
photographs: Gabriel Urbánek, Ondřej Kocourek
graphic design: Lucie Vlachová, Johan Vlach, MiniMaxstudio
binding: softback, 21 x 23 cm
price in the Museum: 280,- CZK
Order (cash on delivery): firstname.lastname@example.org
The volume is on sale also in these Prague bookshops:
- Dům U Kamenného zvonu, Old Town Square (Staroměstské nám.) 13
- Municipal House (Obecní dům, Modernista Art Shop), nám. Republiky 5.