Clocks that could almost double as sculptures by Dutch artisan J. C. Stoffels, a member of the Nieuwe Kunst movement, the Dutch take on Art Nouveau. Magnificent and so much more interesting than those round things they had on the wall in school.

Three piece clock set. Bell with enameled figures and two candlesticks.
Three piece clock set. Bell with enameled figures and two candlesticks. Undated. Brass. Image © 2009-2019 Venduehuis Dickhaut. Fair use license. via https://www.veilingmaastricht.nl/ViewAuction/Details/77641/
Pendulum clock. 1904.
Pendulum clock. 1904. Silver and brass. Designed by J.C. Stoffels for Onder Den Sint Maarten. Image © Kunstconsult, Amsterdam. Fair use license. via http://www.kunstconsult.com/Clocks/J.C.-Stoffels.-Rare-Dutch-Art-Nouveau-brass-pendulum.-with-engraving.-glass-stones-and-colored-enam
Design for a chimney clock. 1902-1903.
Design for a chimney clock. 1902-1903. Watercolor. Part of an exhibition at the Drents Museum. Fair use license. via https://www.vvnk.nl/author/arjen/page/5/
Clock. ca. 1904.
Clock. ca. 1904. Brass with an enamel dial and open worked medallion with a green stone.Attributed to Stoffels execution attributed to Onder den Sint Maarten. Image © 2006-2019 by Botterweg Auctions Amsterdam B.V. Fair use license. via https://www.botterweg.com/Stoffels_J_C/Onder_den_Sint_Maarten/tabid/234/lotid/31238/Lot-31238.aspx?language=en-US
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