Apparently, this period went through a major boom in affordable earthenware clocks, which were used to decorate mantelpieces. There were clocks for all tastes and all purses. They were made in Belgium (particularly in the Borinage region), Northern France and Czechoslovakia. In total more than one thousand pieces are exhibited on three floors - all beautiful and very unusual! - in a building on the prestigious Boulevard Reyers. The building is ideally suited to this task, for it is in the most elegant Brussels Art Deco style and was built in 1935 from designs by the architect Bossuyt.
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