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Minitimer

Decorative Arts

MANUFACTURER Terraillon, France
MEDIUM Plastic
  • Place Made: Italy
  • DATES 1974
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (2.9 x 6.7 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on underside of base: "minitimer"/ "design"/ "Richard Sapper"/ "Terraillon" / "made in Italy"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2005.63
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood and Joseph V. Garry
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Richard Sapper (German, born 1932). Minitimer, 1974. Plastic, 1 1/8 x 2 5/8 in. (2.9 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood and Joseph V. Garry, 2005.63. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE mark, 2005.63_mark_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Low, cylindrical flat-topped timer with silver colored reflective surface in the form of two caps joined at center by black plastic band with inscribed white numerals indicating time settings, in increments of five, from zero to fifty-five. Circular opening in upper cap reveals black disc inscribed with white numerals indicating time settings, in increments of five, from zero to fifty-five. The upper cap turns to set the desired time. Condition: Good
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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