Concept Gallery
Live Auction

10/1/22 Fine Art, Antiques, Jewelry & Design

Sat, Oct 1, 2022 10:00AM EDT
Lot 185

George Nelson Eye Wall Clock Vitra Design Museum

Estimate: $400 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
The Nelson Eye Clock (designed in 1957) is one of more than 150 clocks designed by George Nelson Associates for the Howard George Nelson & Associates, Eye wall clock, model #2238, enameled steel, enameled aluminum, brass, walnut, lacquered wood, 14.5 h × 29.5 w × 3 d in (37 × 75 × 8 cm)Miller Clock Company, which sold them from 1949 into the 1980s.The Eye Clock, aka the Lyre Clock, was designed by Lucia DeRespinis, now a professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. It can be hung vertically or horizontally, allowing it to fit in tight spaces. It appeared in the original Howard Miller catalog as Model 2238, hung on a diagonal. This is an authentic Nelson Clock, produced by Vitra Design

Condition

in good condition. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .