• Historical Design Reflects: Th auction at Christies

    Sale 2392

    Historical Design Reflects: The East 61st Street Years

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 389

    GILBERT ROHDE (1894-1944)

    AN ELM BURL AND CHROMED-METAL 'WORLD'S FAIR' TABLE CLOCK, CIRCA 1933

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    GILBERT ROHDE (1894-1944)
    An Elm Burl and Chromed-Metal 'World's Fair' Table Clock, circa 1933
    manufactured by Herman Miller Clock Co., Zeeland, Michigan
    6 7/8 in. (17.7 cm.) high, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide, 2 5/8 in. (7 cm.) deep
    the clock face marked Herman (HM) Miller and the reverse impressed 4082B and with metal plaque 1934 World's Fair Clocks


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    cf. R. Wilson et al., The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941, exhibition catalogue, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, 1986, p. 320, ill. 8.70.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.