The present lot is an original production Star Clock - one of more than 150 clocks designed by George Nelson Associates for the Howard Miller Clock Company, which sold them from 1949 into the 1980s. This mid century modern wall clock is an icon of modern design. The highly decorative George Nelson clock collection is perfect for any interior space including the home or the office. This modern wall clock has an attractive sculptural shape and is a refreshing alternative to the usual traditional timekeepers.

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Museum of Modern Art, New York

Overall good condition with new battery operated movement. Please contact for further information on this lot.

This lot ships from Gardena, CA, US.

About George Nelson

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George Nelson (American, 1908-1986) was an American industrial designer and architect who was an influential contributor to the American Modernist movement. While Director of Design for the Herman Miller furniture company both Nelson, and his design studio, George Nelson Associates, Inc., designed much of the 20th century's most iconic modernist furniture.

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Star Clock, Designed 1949
Lot Number 9
Chromed metal
24 x 24 x 2.75 in (60.96 x 60.96 x 6.99 cm)

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Star Clock
  • Dimensions
    24 x 24 x 2.75 in (60.96 x 60.96 x 6.99 cm)