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"Walter Wayle II" Clock

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Thermoplastic resin with quartz movement
  • Place Manufactured: Crusinallo, Italy
  • DATES designed 1988; manufactured ca. 1990
    DIMENSIONS 2 x 10 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS on underside: ALESSI / ITALY / DESIGN PHILIPPE STARK ; On black plastic quartz movement: HECHINGER / QUARTZ / TIME / W. GERMANY
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.33.4
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Philippe Starck (French, born 1949). "Walter Wayle II" Clock, designed 1988; manufactured ca. 1990. Thermoplastic resin with quartz movement, 2 x 10 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1991.33.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, COLL.1991.33.4a-b.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, COLL.1991.33.4a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Walter Wayle II" clock, grey colored thermoplastic resin with quartz movement. Domed circular center with large projecting and tapering arm, upper profile area and lower profile with wavy contour. The arm fitted to a circular base and smaller projecting and tapering arm with same profile. The central portion is fitted on the underside with a black plastic box, which houses quartz movement and batteries. CONDITION - Excellent. Original condition from the manufacturer.
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    Philippe Starck (French, born 1949). <em>"Walter Wayle II" Clock</em>, designed 1988; manufactured ca. 1990. Thermoplastic resin with quartz movement, 2 x 10 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1991.33.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, COLL.1991.33.4a-b.jpg)