Artist:Gilbert RohdeHoward Miller Clock Co.
Medium: Wood, metal
Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 3 in. (13.3 x 12.1 x 7.6 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 1999.141.3
Catalogue Description: Square, wooden electric alarm clock with integral face / case unit set with rounded metal studs for hour markers and two metal hands. Casing unit has rounded corners and front edge; it is tipped back slightly and stands on a small wedge-shaped base of painted black wood with rounded front edge. Hour markers set into face in a circle; hour hand is an elongated triangle terminating in a rounded side at center; minute hand is a narrow, rectangle with a short tail; pin that holds hands in place has red paint flecks. Back of clock has a circular metal plate and frame set into wooden casing unit and attached with screws. There are four dials and knobs and inscribed instructions for setting clock; cord extends from lower part of back plate. CONDITION: Fair; some scratches and small gouges in wooden casing unit; scratches all over front of base; losses to red paint covering pin that holds hands; rounded studs for hours markers are tarnished or dirty; metal plate at back has many scratches.