In Fontainebleau, the Revival of Clocks

La Gazette Drouot
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Since 2008, Rolex has been responsible for the maintenance and restoration of the Château of Fontainebleau's clock collection. After an extensive sponsorship campaign, the once-neglected timepieces are marking time at the site again. Astronomical clock with ten dials, late 18th or early 19th century.© Serge Reby, Château of Fontainebleau Fontainebleau's hours of glory are told through an outstanding collection of royal clocks: reminders of the daily life of monarchs, and witness to historical events. These little-known objects vibrant with art and history invite visitors on a journey down memory lane. "This collection, one of the largest focused on the art of French timepiece-creation, had been abandoned

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