On View: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th 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, 1999.28.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.28.8_bw.jpg)
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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.
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