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Abaxial Clock

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.28.8
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Karim Rashid
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Horizontal cone-shaped clock with truncated point. Clock face is on vertical base of cone. Clock is gray metal with a black face that has no markings. Hour, minute, and second hands are silvered metal rectangles. Minute and hour hands extend well beyond the edge of the clock face. Raised on three detachable splayed tapered silvered metal legs. CONDITION: Minor scratches and pitting on legs. Remnants of adhesive and (cellophane?) tape across back.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    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, 1999.28.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.28.8_bw.jpg)
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