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Polished metal alloy
6 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. (16.5 x 10.2 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Printed on clock face: "nambe' / Studio [in script] / QUARTZ"
Incised on underside of base: "nambe' / Studio [in script] ® / © 1996 / 6155"
Gift of Nambé Studio
"Tower" clock of polished metal alloy. Half-ovoid shaped top with clock face on flat side. Silver-colored clock face set inside circular frame under glass. Hour, minute, and second hands rectangular black members. Hours marked with black dots, minute divisions between marked by smaller black dots. Half-ovoid top tapers sharply into long cylindrical base, gradually widening toward bottom.
Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). Tower Clock, 1996. Polished metal alloy, 6 1/2 x 4 x 2 3/4 in. (16.5 x 10.2 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nambé Studio, 1999.27.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.27.3_bw.jpg)
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