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Clock, 'Dear Vera 1', Model 06

Decorative Arts

DESIGNER Uchida Shigeru
MEDIUM Anodized aluminum, quartz movement, plastic(?)
DATES designed 1991
DIMENSIONS 5 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (13.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Front of clock face, below 12 o'clock, in black print : "ALESSI "; reverse of clock face center, impressed: "ALESSI / ITALY / SWISS QUARTZ / DESIGN / SHIGERU UCHIDA "
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.40.56a-c
CREDIT LINE Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Uchida Shigeru. Clock, 'Dear Vera 1', Model 06, designed 1991. Anodized aluminum, quartz movement, plastic(?), 5 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (13.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.56a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.40.56a-c_view1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.40.56a-c_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vertical Clock. a. Body: matte anodized aluminum, thick, tall, vertical rectangle, with squared upper section with centrally placed clock face; beneath clock face to base, three long, open, vertical cutouts. b. Timepiece: round, front: white face with black printed vertical line hour markings, thick, short hour hand and thinner, long minute hand at center, attached with small black metal pin, covered with conforming transparent cover and with outer matte silver colored metal flat band; reverse: polished silver colored metal with proper left small circular winding mechanism. c. Poker: missing.
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Uchida Shigeru. <em>Clock, 'Dear Vera 1', Model 06</em>, designed 1991. Anodized aluminum, quartz movement, plastic(?), 5 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (13.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.56a-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.40.56a-c_view1.jpg)