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Nelson™ Sunburst Clock

Designed by George Nelson, produced by Vitra

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Item Number: 104487
$505.00
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We want you to be delighted with your new purchase. If you need to make a return, we're here to help. Please review your item(s) upon delivery. If there is an issue with your order, contact your local DWR Studio or our customer service team at 800.944.2233  or service@dwr.com within three (3) days of receipt. If you receive a damaged, defective, or incorrect item, we’ll make it right.

 

We have a few things to keep in mind during the return process:

 

- Returns must be received in original condition within 30 days of receipt.

- Shipping charges are non-refundable. You will be responsible for outbound and return shipping and delivery charges.

- Returns are accepted only at our warehouse—not at DWR Studios, DWR Outlets, or company headquarters.

- Your refund will be reduced by a restocking charge equal to 10% of the purchase price (accessories, bedding, Sonno mattresses*, and towels are exempt).

- Credit card orders will receive refunds in the form of a credit back to the original account.

- Check and cash payments will be returned via a refund check or DWR Merchandise Credit.

- Be sure to retain the original packing materials, receipt, and all merchandise tags for returns. 

 

What can’t you return or exchange?

 

- Custom or special order furniture.

- Floor samples and items purchased from DWR Outlets and eBay.

 

 

What if I need to cancel my order?

 

We can accept cancellation of your order for items that have not yet shipped or are on backorder. In-stock items normally ship within 24–48 hours after an order has been placed.  Once an item has shipped, cancellation is not possible. 

 

- If you order by credit card, your card will be charged as each item is shipped.

- Custom and special order items cannot be canceled.

 

 

What about the 100-Night Sonno® Mattress* Sleep Trial?

 

Try Sonno risk-free for up to 100 nights (with a minimum of 30). If you decide to return the mattress, contact your local DWR Studio or call 800.944.2233 for a refund and free pickup. 

 

- One sleep trial per household annually. 

- Delivery fees nonrefundable.

 

 

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All items purchased from Design Within Reach are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier. If your order is placed with a purchase order, the shipping term of FOB DWR shipping dock will supersede any shipping terms in your purchase order.

 

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The Sunburst Clock (1949) is 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. Nelson Associates, first launched as a studio by George Nelson in 1947 in New York City, employed some of the most celebrated designers of the time, including Irving Harper, Don Ervin and Charles Pollock, all of whom contributed to the clocks. Until its closure in the mid-1980s, the company designed a range of products for many clients, including Herman Miller, Inc., which was established in 1923 by Howard Miller’s brother-in-law, D.J. De Pree. A bit of family history: De Pree also founded the Herman Miller Clock Company in 1926 but turned it over in 1937 to Howard, who renamed it. As for the identity of Herman Miller, he was Howard’s father and De Pree’s father-in-law. The Miller companies are not affiliated but stand across the street from one another in Zeeland, Mich. The Sunburst Clock appeared in the original Miller brochure as Model 2202. This is an authentic Nelson Clock, produced by Vitra Design Museum. Uses one AA battery (included). Made in Poland.

Designer

George Nelson
George Nelson

U.S.A. (1908–1986)

Possessing one of the most inventive minds of the 20th century, George Nelson was the rare person who can envision what isn’t there yet. Nelson described his creative abilities as a series of “zaps” – flashes of inspiration and clarity that he turned into innovative design ideas.


One such “zap” came in 1942, when Nelson conceived the first-ever pedestrian shopping mall – ...

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Dimensions

Diameter 19", 4 lbs.

Materials

Wood; metal; high-grade quartz clockwork.

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I love this clock!
Item is exactly as pictured---and I have to say how impressed I am with it. Shipped and packaged perfectly--- You can tell the quality of a clock by it's movement---and for a quartz movement---it's SILENT! Usually you hear the click click click every second, but not this clock. Beautiful - if you love mid-century modern, and appreciate quality--you will not be disappointed. Highly recommended!
January 9, 2020
Real wood colorful artwork of good size and very functional.
I purchased this for my son who had been talking about this clock for a couple of years but could not purchase it until recently. He was gratefully surprised and thought it was so well made and sturdy. We hung the clock in the living room on the dominant wall as our 1st piece of mid century modern artwork. It keeps accurate time and looks so nice in the middle of the wall above the couch.
September 13, 2019
Love!
Love this clock!
June 14, 2019
Stunning Clock
Easily one of the most complemented items in the house. It's a joy to look at every day.
June 13, 2019
Beautiful!
Beautiful product and great quality!
May 29, 2019
Love it!
A stunning piece of art that tells time.
January 6, 2019
Great Clock
Love it!!! Great quality and style- fits my mid century home perfectly. Keeping time accurately as well- quiet.
October 18, 2018
Like a piece of art
I'm using this clock as both a decorative and functional piece; it's like a piece of artwork. Easy to mount and very beautiful. Be very careful with the fragile hands and handle per the instructions.
June 9, 2018

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Does the clock mechanism make a ticking sound or is it completely silent?
Jude S on Nov 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jude,

The clock mechanism on the Nelson Sunburst Clock is completely silent.

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