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Designed by Paul Theodore Frankl
Manufactured by Warren Telechron Company
Overall: 19.1 x 14.9 x 9.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Chrome, glass, plastic
Object Place: Ashland, Massachusetts
Accession number: 2008.1038
Location: John Axelrod Gallery (American Modern: The 1920s and 30s)
Description: Rectangular clock face with radiating bands of alternating shiny and matte chrome. In center, circular clock face dial with red bands and black numbers. Black and silver hands. Beveled glass panel fits in front; base is black plastic (possibly Bakelite or Catalin) and sides are brushed chrome with triangle designs.
Provenance/Ownership History: Early history unknown; purchased about 1988 by Richard A. Sementa, 20th Century Provenance, 348 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts from an unknown antiques dealer; purchased by the Museum in 2008.
Museum purchase with funds donated by J. Parker Prindle