Eye Clock Sale - (Open Box): Floor Sample Eye Clock Sale - (Open Box): Floor Sample

    Eye Clock Sale - (Open Box): Floor Sample

    Price: $440.00

    Code: vitraeyeclock

    Vitra George Nelson Eye Clock
    Mid-Century Modern Wall Clock

    Designer: George Nelson
    Manufacturer: Vitra

    $599.00
    $440.00  Sale

    Special open box sample sale price on this beautiful George Nelson Eye Clock made by Vitra in Europe! This item remains in factory brand new condition and ships in the Vitra box. Limited to stock on hand, only 1 available at this price. Please note that special sample sale offers may not be combined with any other promotional or discount offers. Please note that all sample sales are final. Also available for pick up at our Sonoma showroom.

    The Eye Clock is a reintroduction of a rare and important clock by George Nelson, a founder of American modernism whose work is featured in the Museum of Modern Art's collection. Finely crafted according to the original specifications, the Eye Clock is made by The Vitra Design Museum of brushed-brass lids with black dowel lashes on a walnut frame, with a lacquered metal face and hands. Twice the scale of George Nelson's earlier clock designs such as the Ball Clock, the Nelson Eye Clock (1957) constitutes part of the designer's iconic collection of oversized clocks, newly reissued by the Vitra Design Museum. It features an updated battery-operated quartz movement. One AA battery is included.

    The Nelson clocks were first born from a festive evening of collaboration.... George Nelson recalls: 'And there was one night when the ball clock got developed... Noguchi came by, and Bucky Fuller came by... we started making doodles. Then Bucky sort of brushed Noguchi aside. He said, 'This is a good way to do a clock,' and he made some utterly absurd thing. Everybody was taking a crack at it, pushing each other aside and making scribbles.... and the next morning there was this roll of drafting paper and somewhere in this roll there was the ball clock." These clocks are produced from the original design documents from the Nelson archive with the blessings of the George Nelson estate.

    Size: 30.5" wide x 13" tall
    Material: wood, metal
    Mechanism: battery operated quartz movement
    Battery: 1 x AA
    Battery included: yes

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