Tick Tock

I have always had a thing for clocks. Not the time they tick away, mind you, but the artistry of the clocks themselves.
This would probably need a certain type of building to go good on, but it is wonderful!! Not sure what is better, the sunflower or clock transom!

This would probably need a certain type of building to go good on, but it is wonderful!! Not sure what is better, the sunflower or clock transom!

Watchismo Times: At the Museums -1660 Renaissance Crystal Neck Watch & 1930s Art Deco Digital Lamp

Watchismo Times: At the Museums -1660 Renaissance Crystal Neck Watch & 1930s Art Deco Digital Lamp

One of our favourite StoneSplitter Pottery clocks by Ian Roberts, hanging proudly on our wall!

One of our favourite StoneSplitter Pottery clocks by Ian Roberts, hanging proudly on our wall!

The bronze surround of this mechanized timemarker at 470 Park Avenue South displays silkworms and mulberry leaves, the choice repast of those invertebrates--references to the building's original owner, a silk-looming concern. On the strike of each hour, Merlin raises his wand to lightly rap the blacksmith who is pounding away on King Arthur's sword, and the Lady of the Lake arises from the case. Known as the Silk Clock, the work was manufactured in 1926 by Seth Thomas.

The bronze surround of this mechanized timemarker at 470 Park Avenue South displays silkworms and mulberry leaves, the choice repast of those invertebrates--references to the building's original owner, a silk-looming concern. On the strike of each hour, Merlin raises his wand to lightly rap the blacksmith who is pounding away on King Arthur's sword, and the Lady of the Lake arises from the case. Known as the Silk Clock, the work was manufactured in 1926 by Seth Thomas.

Armillary sphere with astronomical clock made by Joost Bürgi and Antonius Eisenhoit, Kassel, 1585. Constructed from bronze, steel and ebony. The sphere was looted from Prague by Swedish forces in 1648 and is currently the property of the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. Note says: "Johannes Kepler studied the stars with the help of this armillary sphere". Date 4 March 2009 Author Chris Bainbridge

Armillary sphere with astronomical clock made by Joost Bürgi and Antonius Eisenhoit, Kassel, 1585. Constructed from bronze, steel and ebony. The sphere was looted from Prague by Swedish forces in 1648 and is currently the property of the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. Note says: "Johannes Kepler studied the stars with the help of this armillary sphere". Date 4 March 2009 Author Chris Bainbridge

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