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2213 (Asterisk)

Accession Number

2213 (Asterisk)

George Nelson

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1953

Medium & Support
satin brass finish dial with black hands

10 in x 10 in x 2 1/4 in (25.4 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.72 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson

Subject matter
This wall clock is one is a series of clocks designed by George Nelson and his firm of designers for the Horward Miller Clock Company. It was offered in six different finishes including this satin brass dial with black hands. 

Physical Description
Wall clock in the shape of a cut out asterisk, with wide black hour/minute hands and red second hand.

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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brass (alloy)
decorative arts
industrial design
wall clocks

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