On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Aluminum and other metals
9 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Karim Rashid
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Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). Abaxial Clock, 1992. Aluminum and other metals, 9 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Karim Rashid, 1999.28.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.28.7_bw.jpg)
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Abaxial Clock, aluminum and other metals. Square, box-shaped clock raised on three splayed long tapering silvered metal, detachable legs. Clock is a gray metal, but with a yellow metal face. Clock face has no markings; minute, second, and hour hands are silvered metal rectangles. Hour and minute hands extend well beyond the edge of the clock face.
CONDITION: Some pitting on legs; scratches and loss of plating on end of minute hand; remnants of (cellophane?) tape and adhesive on back.
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