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Clock, 'Optic,' Model 02

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM ABS plastic, Quartz movement
DATES Designed 1970
DIMENSIONS height: (8.0 cm); diameter: (8.0 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Front, under 12, at top center, in black printed script: "ALESSI" and at bottom beneath 6, "QUARTZ." Reverse, molded into ABS plastic housing for hand, alarm and battery mechanism, proper right: "QUARTZ/MADE IN GERMANY", center, lower section: 1,5 Vlr1" Reverse of clock face, molded into the ABS plastic, proper right: "88" and proper left: " ALESSI/ITALY/DESING/DE COLOMBO."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.40.54
CREDIT LINE Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Joe Colombo (Italian, 1930-1971). Clock, 'Optic,' Model 02, Designed 1970. ABS plastic, Quartz movement, height: (8.0 cm); diameter: (8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.40.54_bw.jpg)
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Joe Colombo (Italian, 1930-1971). <em>Clock, 'Optic,' Model 02</em>, Designed 1970. ABS plastic, Quartz movement, height: (8.0 cm); diameter: (8.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.54. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.40.54_bw.jpg)