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Object Place: Ashland, Massachusetts
Overall: 19.1 x 14.9 x 9.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromium plated brass, glass, plastic (probably Bakelite), enamel
John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)
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.
Metal plate attached to back
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 (Acquisition date: October 22, 2008).
Museum purchase with funds donated by J. Parker Prindle