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1948

  • Work on this object began.

1952

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Asterisk Wall Clock, 1948–1952

This is a Wall 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 1948–1952 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is enameled steel. 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

3.6 x 25.5 diameter cm (1 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Original label "HOWARD [company symbol] MILLER"

Cite this object as

Asterisk Wall Clock, 1948–1952; Designed by George Nelson and George Nelson and Associates; USA; enameled steel; 3.6 x 25.5 diameter cm (1 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-15

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