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Poetic Astronomy: Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication

Jan 22, 2014 / World of Watches (WOW)

  Much in vogue in the 18th century, these objects provided a three-dimensional representation of the solar system and the movement of the planets around the sun. Ancestors of modern planetariums, they were animated by hand or using clockwork mechanisms of great complexity. Today, Van Cleef & Arpels revisits this idea in the light of its own poetic […]

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