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Asterisk Wall Clock, Model 2213 Clock, 1953

This is a clock. It was designed by George Nelson and George Nelson and Associates and manufactured by Herman Miller Clock Company and Howard Miller Clock Company. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is steel, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

diam x D.: 25.5 × 3.6 cm (10 1/16 × 1 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On face, below hands: manufacturer's white paper label with "HOWARD [company logo] MILLER" printed in black

Cite this object as

Asterisk Wall Clock, Model 2213 Clock, 1953; Designed by George Nelson and George Nelson and Associates; USA; steel, enamel; diam x D.: 25.5 × 3.6 cm (10 1/16 × 1 7/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-15

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