Pieck Laan Detail

Pieck Laan
Pieck Laan

A scene from the old Europe depicting a series of storefronts, bustling traffic on the cobbled streets and vendors displaying their wares to prospective shoppers gazing through the windows to see what they can purchase.

Left side view
Left side view

A storefront of a china shop with handpainted porcelain items with a bedroom upstairs behind the tiled roof.

Signage
Signage

The name of the village street

Behind the curtains
Behind the curtains

A Dimly lit lamp can be seen behind the curtains upstairs.

The dresser behind the curtain
The dresser behind the curtain

A handpainted powder and comb set below a wall mirror is in view behind the curtains.

Lady and dog
Lady and dog

The lady walking her dog has stopped by to look at the delicate porcelain items in the store window.

China bowl
China bowl

Close up of an intricate bowl hand painted with violet flowers and gold trim.

Vase
Vase

Close up of a lovely vase with white daisies.

Other items
Other items

Close up of the other china plates and bowls. At the bottom of the shelf here is a double headed swan vase.

1st Dutch doll
1st Dutch doll

Close up of a Dutch doll figurine and a bird perched on a grapevine branch.

Cottage teapot
Cottage teapot

Close up of the teapot , the lid is in the shape of a thatched roof.

Candy dish
Candy dish

An exquisite candy dish in jade green and gold

Delft tiles
Delft tiles

Pretty blue and white handpainted tiles.

Barrels
Barrels

In the side lane, a barrel is partially unpacked with a shipment of porcelain tiles for the china shop.

Bell ringers
Bell ringers

Two identical bell ringers strike the bells on the hour above the entrance of the clock shop.

Clock repair shop upstairs
Clock repair shop upstairs

Behind the double windows are some clocks sent in for repairs.

Shelf in the repair shop
Shelf in the repair shop

A shelf with various clock parts

Spare clock parts
Spare clock parts

Click faces and hinges displayed on a board hanging on the wall.

Worktable in the repair shop
Worktable in the repair shop

On the table one can see a hammer, chisel, oil can and spare clock parts.

In front of the clock shop
In front of the clock shop

The store keeper of an antique clock shop stands in the entrance smoking his pipe and talking to a young vendor selling oranges.

Behind the store front window
Behind the store front window

A variety of clocks are displayed on the ledge and on the wall in the clock shop.

Mother and baby
Mother and baby

A mother pushing her baby in a Victorian carriage outside the clock shop on the cobbled sidewalk.

Baby
Baby

The baby looks so content with her rattle. She is cosily tucked in with a sheepskin cover.

The kitchen of the bakery
The kitchen of the bakery

Just above the bakery is the kitchen, a black cat is sleeping on the window sill.

Oven in the kitchen
Oven in the kitchen

The open oven upstairs has been fired up to accomodate more breads.

The bakery window
The bakery window

Close up view of hard candies in glass jars and the variety of breads in the back shelf.

Sections of trays
Sections of trays

Display of assorted pastries and cookies on the trays.

Outside the bakery
Outside the bakery

A young child with her toy hoop is being chased by her pet puppy.

The happy couple
The happy couple

The happy couple are holding a freshly baked loaf of bread.