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Nelson Ball Clock

C$ 680.00
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Item No. 110266
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Nelson Ball Clock

C$ 680.00
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  • Hours indicated by 12 wooden balls attached to metal spokes.
  • Two metal hands indicate time.
  • Solid wood balls.

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5-year warranty (terms and conditions may vary)
Designed by George Nelson for Vitra
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Nelson Ball Clock
C$ 680.00

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Details

Details

The first of more than 150 clocks that George Nelson Associates created for the Howard Miller Clock Company, the Ball Clock (1949) was originally known as Model 4755. Irving Harper, who worked at Nelson Associates for nearly two decades, is credited with designing this George Nelson clock. The Howard Miller Clock Company, by the way, was originally the Herman Miller Clock Company; it was founded in 1926 by D.J. De Pree, who had established Herman Miller, Inc., three years earlier. In 1937, De Pree’s brother-in-law, Howard Miller, took over the clock company, swapping out his father’s name – the Herman of Herman Miller – with his own.

On the ball.
The clock comprises 12 metal spokes radiating from a circular center. Each rod has a threaded end, to which is screwed a wooden ball that marks an hour. Two hands – terminating in an arrow and oval -- indicate the time. On balls painted with darker colors, the wood grain may be slightly more visible; the Ball Clock in Natural or Black/Brass also includes a second hand. This is an authentic George Nelson clock, produced by Vitra Design Museum. Uses one AA battery (included). Made in Poland.
  • Hours indicated by 12 wooden balls attached to metal spokes.
  • Two metal hands indicate time.
  • Solid wood balls.
  • Durable acrylic lacquer finish.
  • Second hand on Natural and Black/Brass models.
  • An authentic George Nelson clock.
Brand
Vitra
General Dimensions
  • 13" DIA
Product Weight
3 lbs
Assembly
Comes fully assembled
Warranty
5-year warranty (terms and conditions may vary)
Nelson Ball Clock

Nelson Ball Clock

  • Diameter (in): 13
  • Weight (lbs): 3
  • Wood.
  • Metal
  • Acrylic lacquer finish.
  • High-grade quartz clockwork.
George Nelson

George Nelson

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 felt that designers must be “aware of the consequences of their actions on people and society and thus cultivate a broad base of knowledge and understanding.”

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