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Nelson Cone Base Clock

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Nelson Cone Base Clock

****USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 WEEKS****

Design George Nelson, 1948
Powder-coated sheet metal
Made in Germany by vitra

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.

The many home accessories created by George Nelson include a variety of table clocks. Representing a selection of these classic designs, the Desk Clocks offer a refreshing alternative to conventional clocks. Equipped with high-quality quartz movements, the timepieces combine reliable precision with decorative charm.


Dimensions: 6.75" h | 5.3" w | 2.5" d | battery included

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