"Tide" clock, Model No. 6366

designed 1933; made 1933–37
Designed by Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894–1944), Manufactured by Herman Miller Clock Company (active 1926–1937)


Object Place: Zeeland, Michigan

Dimensions

Overall: 15.9 x 40.6 x 6.4 cm (6 1/4 x 16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5314

Medium or Technique

Macassar ebony (or East India Laurel), chrome, glass; electrical fittings

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Clocks

Model #6366

Markings

Clock face marked: "HERMAN [INITIAL INSIGNIA] MILLER" AND "HERMAN MILLER CLOCK CO. ZEELAND, MICH U.S.A"

Provenance

February 11, 1988, purchased by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts from Inglett-Watson, Baltimore, Maryland; 2008, on loan as a Promised Gift to the MFA by John Axelrod; 2009, given to the MFA by John Axelrod

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.