Eye Clock

Eye Clock

George Nelson, 1957

This product is represented in MoMA's Design collection.

This product is in a MoMA Exhibition.



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Product Description

Eye Clock

The Eye Clock is a reintroduction of a rare and important clock by George Nelson, a founder of American modernism whose work is featured in the Museum’s collection. Finely crafted according to the original specifications, the Eye Clock is made by The Vitra Design Museum of brushed-brass lids with black dowel lashes on a walnut frame, with a lacquered metal face and hands. It features an updated battery-operated quartz movement. One AA battery is included.

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Mid-Century Design

Following World War II, a number of factors combined to foster a new direction in home products and furniture. New materials, such as molded plywood and plastic, and advances in mass production techniques opened a world of design options. Through the efforts of companies like Herman Miller, their longtime design director George Nelson, and the influential team of Charles and Ray Eames, these new designs could be produced for a broad market. A new vocabulary of ergonomic form, versatile function, and synthetic material emerged—and some of the most beloved furniture of the century was created.

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Product Specs

Type Legendary Manufacturers
Made In Poland
Size 13h x 30.5l x 2.75"d
Materials Brass, Walnut Wood, Lacquered Metal
Featured Timepieces
Designer George Nelson
Date 1957