Artist:Gilbert RohdeHoward Miller Clock Co.
Medium: Wood, metal, glass
Dimensions: 4 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. (10.2 x 9.8 x 5.7 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 1999.141.2
Catalogue Description: Small, electric clock made of a round wooden casing that frames silver-colored metal face with black accents behind a convex glass cover. Front edge of casing wraps around front of clock to frame face and is slightly concave; bottom of casing is sanded flat for support and notched to fit a narrow rectangular base of black-painted wood. Bottom of base covered first with green felt and another (later) layer of rust-colored felt. Clock face marked with twelve short black rectangular hatches for the hours (no numerals). Three hands, from back to front: hour and minute hand are black rectangles (same width, minute hand slightly longer) that terminate in a circle at center; second hand is a thin red strip that extends past the center and terminates in a tear drop shape. At back of clock, metal plate is screwed onto wooden casing; one dial and the electrical cord protrude from plate. CONDITION: Fair; some scratches all over wooden case; light scratch on convex glass cover.