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Howard Miller Ball Clock

Howard Miller Iconic Clock by George Nelson
By Howard Miller
Located in Riverdale, NY
Iconic and classic Howard Miller ball clock from the 1950's by George Nelson. Wonderful Atomic
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

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Metal

Early Production Iconic Ball Clock Designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller
By Howard Miller, George Nelson
Located in San Diego, CA
A very hard to find and early iconic ball clock designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller, circa
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

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Fritz Hansen & George Nelson Stool Seat Wall Clock
By George Nelson, Howard Miller, Fritz Hansen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage 1950s George Nelson ball clock for George Nelson and Associates and Howard Miller. This
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20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

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George Nelson Mid Century Ball Clock in Brass and Wood
By George Nelson
Located in Weesp, NL
the Howard Miller Clock Company at George Nelson Associates, the collection arose after two insightful
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

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Brass

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Located in JM Haarlem, NL
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George Nelson Grandfather Clock for Howard Miller
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By George Nelson
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Designed by Nelson for the Howard Miller Clock Co. Converted to battery operation.
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Vintage George Nelson Ball Clock
By George Nelson
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Howard Miller Ball Clock For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic howard miller ball clock available at 1stDibs. A howard miller ball clock — often made from metal, wood and brass — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer howard miller ball clock, there are earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each howard miller ball clock bearing Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made howard miller ball clock over the years, but those crafted by George Nelson, Howard Miller and Irving Harper are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

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Prices for a howard miller ball clock start at $575 and top out at $2,400 with the average selling for $1,200.

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A variety of wall clocks can be found on 1stDibs. A large antique hand-carved walnut wall clock is best suited to a big room and a flat background given what will likely be outwardly sculptural features, while Georgian grandfather clocks, or longcase clocks, will help welcome rainswept guests into your entryway or foyer. An interactive cuckoo clock, large or small, is guaranteed to bring outsize personality to your living room or dining room. For conversation pieces of a similar breed, mid-century modern enthusiasts go for the curious Ball clock, the first of more than 150 clock models conceived in the studio of legendary architect and designer George Nelson

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