Nelson Tripod Clock by George Nelson for Vitra

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George Nelson: Tripod Desktop Clock
Vitra, Germany.

George Nelson Tripod Desktop Clock by Vitra. Designed 1947/53. High-grade quartz clockwork. Uses 1.5V battery (included). The George Nelson Tripod Clock is a beautiful modern desktop clock! This clock is the perfect accent piece in your home decor. The Nelson Tripod desktop clock is without question one of the most popular modern clocks ever made. George Nelson designed the table clock series at the early dawn of the US Economic Boom. The beautiful Nelson Tripod desktop clock has become a classic icon of modern design. The Tripod Clock is one of the most unique and modern clocks from the Vitra Design Museum collection. This George Nelson Tripod Clock is an authentic Vitra re-edition, fully authorized by the George Nelson estate. The Nelson Tripod Clock 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: 4.25"L x 6.5"H x 3"D
Battery 1 x AA battery (included)
Material: brass, metal, glass

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