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Abaxial Clock

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Abaxial Studio
MEDIUM Aluminum and other metals
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1992
    DIMENSIONS 9 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.28.7
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Karim Rashid
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, 1999.28.7_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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