Discovering Clocks

Uncovering the history and stories of antique clocks, barometers, chronometers and fine antique furniture

Monthly Archives: November, 2013

A Taste of the Orient Part 2: Clocks and Chinoiserie

In an earlier article we wrote about the early examples of clocks and their makers during the reigns of William and Mary and Queen Anne.  One of them was Simon … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Taste of the Orient Part 1: The East India Company and the fashion for Chinamen, pagodas, ho-ho birds and flowers

In earlier articles we have written about taste and style in 17th and 18th century England, palaces and the people associated with them and clockmaker’s. Now that Asian Art Week … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment