George Nelson Asterisk Clock - Black - Vitra Wall Clocks

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George Nelson: Black Asterisk Clock
Vitra, Germany.

Vitra Asterisk Clock (*) 1948/50 by George Nelson 9.75" diameter. The small starlike Asterisk Symbol shaped Nelson Vitra Wall Clock in black lacquered metal. The Nelson Asterisk Clock is without question one of the most popular wall clocks ever made. George Nelson designed the Asterisk Clock around 1950 at the start of a long economic boom. The beautiful Nelson Asterisk Clock has become a classic icon of modern design. The Asterisk Clock is one of the most unique and modern wall clocks from Vitra Design Museum collection. This George Nelson Asterisk Clock is an authentic Vitra re-edition, fully authorized by the George Nelson estate. The Nelson Asterisk 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.

Size: 9.75" DIA
Battery 1 x AA battery (included)
Material: Metal

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