George Nelson Natural Beech Wood Ball Clock from Vitra Wall Clocks

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George Nelson: Natural Wood Ball Clock
Vitra, Germany.

Nelson Classic Wood Ball Clock 1946 - 13"DIA Vitra Original. Vitra Natural Wood Ball Clock by George Nelson. The George Nelson Natural Wood Ball Clock is a beautiful mid century wall clock design! These Nelson clocks with natural wooden balls truly embody the joie de vivre of the 1950s! A modern classic, the wooden ball clock is a refreshing alternative to today's common digital clock designs. The Nelson Wooden Ball Clock is without question one of the most popular wall clocks ever made. George Nelson designed the Ball Clock in the 1950's. The beautiful Nelson Natural Wood Ball Clock has become a classic icon of modern design. The Ball Clock is one of the most unique and modern wall clocks from Vitra Design Museum collection. This George Nelson Natural Wood Ball Clock is an authentic Vitra re-edition, fully authorized by the George Nelson estate. The Nelson Ball Clock is easy to attach to your wall and works with one AA battery.

History of the George Nelson clocks: Around 1950 the United States was characterized by a firm belief in progress accompanied by a lasting economic boom. Anything seemed possible and everybody wanted to be modern. With a view to bringing modern design right into the American home, George Nelson designed a range of products offering a new an unconventional interpretation of such everyday items as lamps, wall clocks and other domestic accessories. George Nelson's wall clocks typify the spirit of the early 1950's and at the dawn of a new century, are still a refreshing alternative to more traditional (read boring) timepieces.

Brand Name: Vitra
Product Name: Ball Clock Natural Beech Wood
Designer: George Nelson
Item model number: 20125002
Product Category: Home & Garden
Category Code: 3840
Product Type: Wall Clocks
Design Year: 1946/49
Model Year: Current
Size: 13" dia x 2.8" d
Assembled Height: 13 inches
Assembled Length: 13 inches
Assembled Depth: 2.8 inches
Item Weight: 4.2 lbs
Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds
Used For: Indoor
Application: Wall
Material: Wood/Metal
Wood Type: Beech
Display: Analog
Movement: Quartz
Batteries: 1 AA batteries required. (included)
Color: Natural
Color Map: Brown
Case Material Type: Metal
Dial Color: White
Pattern: Solid
Finish: Shiny
Shape: Round
Style Name: Mid Century Modern
Intended Use: Measuring Time
Condition: New
Package Quantity: 1
Availability: in stock

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