Irving Harper (American, 1916-2015). <em>"Ball" Wall Clock</em>, 1948-1969. Painted birch, steel, brass, 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (34.3 x 34.3 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 2000.101.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.101.1_bw.jpg)

"Ball" Wall Clock

Artist:Irving HarperGeorge Nelson AssociatesHoward Miller Clock Co.

Medium: Painted birch, steel, brass

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Dimensions: 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (34.3 x 34.3 x 7 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 2000.101.1

Image: 2000.101.1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ball Wall Clock. Central wooden disc, painted orange houses works of clock. From the outer component of this disc twelve brass rods radiate, each terminating in orange painted wooden ball. Hour hand is long tapering triangle terminating in broad triangle painted black. Minute hand is thin strip intersected near end by oval shape, painted black. Second hand is small thin strip with circle at short end, painted red. On reverse is affixed a direct plug with two tines in plastic casing and a small hole for hanging. CONDITION: Very good. Some fading of orange and minor losses to paint. See conservation report. Model No. 4755

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