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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Commercial Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 9 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Friday, February 24, 2012

{Our Dutch Table Clock}

In my previous posts (links you find below) I have shown our Living Room where this Dutch Table Clock resides on the mantle. It is made out of oak and shows a lot of intricate art work. Let's have a look at it up close... It also has a very nice chime!
Our clock sits on a piece of plexiglass as not to scratch the painted mantle shelf.
Admitting that it is very hard to make photos of this clock, as the glass glares and so does all the brass.
Look at all the intricate details on this clock!
The dial and even the stand of the moon is being shown...
You actually open up the glass door and with the key that is underneath the clock you have to rewind it. 
This is an 8-days movement.
What a fine craftmanship!
All the engraving...
Warmink is the brand name.
With the door open I could use the flash.
Below you see a table clock that is over 250 years older than ours. This one got auctioned off at Christie's for a nice sum of $ 32,807.00. Well, it is taller than ours too. But our heirs might get this in time...



Related links:

{Our Dutch Atlas Zaanse Wall Clock in Oak} | previous post by me

{Our Living Room ANGELS - CHERUBS} | previous post by me

{Our Living Room} | previous post by me


12 comments:

  1. Dearest Mariette,
    what a lovely and georgeous Clock!
    I love this style!
    Thanks for showing :O)))
    Wishing you a happy and lovely weekend,
    sending love and hugs
    Claudia

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  2. Hij is mooi !! fijn weekend...liefs van mij...xxx..

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  3. A friend of the family collects clocks. He would love these photos. I will show him the next time he visits.

    Wishing you a wonderful weekend Mariette!
    xo Catherine

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  4. Liebe Mariette, das ist ja wirklich ein Prachtstück mit vielen wunderschönen und liebevollen Details. Eure Erben werden sich sicherlich eines Tages darüber freuen ;o) - entweder, über dieses schöne Erbstück oder über den Preis, den die Uhr bei einer Versteigerung erzielt. (Wenn ich die Erbin wäre, würde ich mir die Uhr behalten :o))
    Ich schicke dir herzliche Rostrosengrüße! Alles Liebe und ein schönes Wochenende, Traude

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  5. Sono stupende! un sereno week end per Te

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  6. Jij hebt ook voor mooie dingen! Heb de codes erafgehaald hoor!Hoopd at alles nu weer goed werkt,

    Fijn weekend,

    Janny

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  7. Bij mijn ouders thuis staat precies dezelfde op de schoorsteen mantel ☺

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  8. Mooi zo'n herinnering aan Holland Mariette! De klok mag er zijn!

    Een heel fijn weekend,

    Madelief x

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  9. From your previous posts, it looks like you are having beautiful weather in Georgia. I also read your comment on Shane's blog where your brother is being transported home so that is good news. I hope he will have a full recovery. I knew that Google Friends would not go kaput. Some folks just get part of the story and run with it rather than checking for details and facts. Have a wonderful weekend, Mariette. Best wishes, Tammy

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  10. Bij mijn oma staat ook zo'n prachtige klok......
    Wees er maar zuinig op !!!
    Een heel fijn weekend.
    Lieve groetjes Van Bianca xx

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  11. Dear Mariette,

    Your clock is so beautiful and I love the fine detail and craftmanship. The face of the moon and stars is always lovely to see on a clock.
    We enjoy watching Antiques Roadshow and they often have gorgeous clocks to show.

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  12. ¸.•°❤ ❤⊱彡
    Nunca tinha visto um relógio tão antigo e tão bonito como esse.
    Uma obra de arte.
    ¸.•°❤ Boa Noite, amiga! ❤⊱彡

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