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14 Nov

The Mercury Drawing Room, Versailles

The Mercury Drawing Room Ceiling Versailles


Mercury By Champaigne
Ceiling


Clock In Mercury Drawing Room Versailles


The Automaton Clock


The Mercury Drawing Room


One of the most luxurious rooms in the King’s State Apartment, the Mercury Drawing Room was first used as an antechamber. It was converted into the state bedchamber in 1682.


The automaton clock was presented to Louis XIV in 1706 by Antoine Morand.



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