Dutch-1933- Silver Miniature Standing Clock By J. Postmus W. 18th.c. Clockwork


Dutch-1933- Silver Miniature Standing Clock By J. Postmus W. 18th.c. Clockwork

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Dutch-1933- Silver Miniature Standing Clock By J. Postmus W. 18th.c. Clockwork :
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Dutch Silver miniature standing clock with 18th.Century clockwork

Richly decorated with engravings of mills, boats and village scenes at the lower part and the pierced front door.

At the top we find a atlas figure flanked by two horn blowing (winged) angels and two casted putti figures, each holding a crown.

Postmus used old (scrap) clockworks of pocket watches to complete his masterpieces,this particular one with the signed dial by otto van Meurs (1714-1783) matchesvery well because van Meurs was also famous for his tall standing clocks (staande Horloges) of which this miniature is a representation.

The glass protecting the dial has probably also once been part of the old pocket watch and can open upwards. A pseudo swinging pendulum has been placed by the maker to complete the whole (behind the pierced door)

Year of manufacture of the silver clock : 1933 (year letter: Y)

Maker J. Postmus (1905-1955)

Place: Hoorn, Holland

Silver marks:

J.P.H. : J. Postmus

Standing lion over 2 =Dutch silver mark for 835-1000 (degree of silver)

Minerva head Duty mark

Year letter Y= 1933

Weight: 223 grams (7.165 ozt)

The overall height of this Dutch Silver Clock is 24cm ( 9.1/2”) to the top of the Atlas & Globe final

Condition: The clockwork is not working and is missing one (the smaller) hand. Dial scratched.The silver housing is in overall good condition with minor flaws and age related wear. See images as they are part of the condition report.


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Dutch-1933- Silver Miniature Standing Clock By J. Postmus W. 18th.c. Clockwork :
$950

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