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George Nelson Meridian Wall Clock Rimini Blue Face by Aldo Londi for Bitossi
By George Nelson, Aldo Londi, Bitossi
Located in Brooklyn, NY
“Meridian” clock designed by George Nelson for the Howard Miller Clock Company. Face is made of “Rimini Blue” Italian ceramic designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi, battery operated.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic

Rare Sgraffito Ceramic Clock by Jane and Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios
By Martz Sgraffito, Marshall Studios, George Nelson, Gordon & Jane Martz
Located in Framingham, MA
Rare form Martz clock - this is an early one. Still works. Original wiring. Lovely Sgraffito etchings. Excellent condition - no chips or cracks. Measures: 11" x 3.25" deep.
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery, Stoneware

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Orange "Meridian" Ceramic Clock by George Nelson
By George Nelson
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Orange "Meridian" Ceramic Clock by George Nelson for Raymor.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Wall Clocks

Blue "Meridian" Ceramic Clock by George Nelson
By George Nelson
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Blue "Meridian" Ceramic Clock by George Nelson for Raymar. Clock components by Howard Miller Clock Co.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Wall Clocks

Materials

Earthenware

Six George Nelson Clocks
By George Nelson
Located in JM Haarlem, NL
Collection of clocks by George Nelson and Irving Harper for Howard Miller Clock Company, Zeeland Michigan. One Basket Oval 2216. Two Sunbursts 2202. Two Ball Clocks 4755 (one electri...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Metal

  • Six George Nelson Clocks
  • Six George Nelson Clocks
  • Six George Nelson Clocks
  • Six George Nelson Clocks
H 19.69 in. W 19.69 in. D 19.69 in.
1960s Italian Ceramic Wall Clock by Bitossi & George Nelson
By George Nelson, Howard Miller, Bitossi
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Eye-catching modernist Italian ceramic wall clock by Bitossi (Italian potter) manufactured by Howard Miller using hands designed by George Nelson (American designer). This desirable ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Metal

Bitossi & George Nelson "Meridian" Ceramic Clock for Howard Miller & Raymor
By Howard Miller, George Nelson, Bitossi
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Mid Century modern ceramic clock designed by Bitossi & George Nelson for Howard Miller & Raymor circa 1950’s. This iconic collaboration is part of the “Meridian” collection and featu...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic

Meridian Clock for Raymor Designed by George Nelson
By Raymor, George Nelson
Located in Southampton, NJ
Ceramic wall clock having Bitossi Rimini Blue style design in a glazed ceramic body. George Nelson clock components by Howard Miller clock company.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Steel

Meridian Ceramic Clock by Raymor for Howard Miller
By Howard Miller, George Nelson
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Designed by George Nelson and crafted in Italy by the Raymor company, this beautiful clock was made for the Meridian Clock Division of Howard Miller, Zeeland, Michigan. Original tags...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic

Rare Glaze Meridian Clock by Alvino Bagni & George Nelson for Howard Miller
By Alvino Bagni, George Nelson, Bitossi
Located in Southampton, NJ
Rare glaze wall clock by Alvino Bagni & George Nelson for the Howard Miller clock company. This example is in excellent condition except the hands have some paint loss and minor ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Metal

Meridian Ceramic Wall Clock George Nelson Howard Miller
By Howard Miller
Located in Atlanta, GA
A great looking Italian ceramic Meridian wall clock made by Howard Miller circa 1960s. Fully labeled on the back and operated by battery.
Category

Vintage 1960s American Clocks

Materials

Metal

Meridian Italian Modern Ceramic Wall Clock by Bitossi for Howard Miller, 1963
By Howard Miller, Raymor, Bitossi, George Nelson, Aldo Londi
Located in Miami, FL
A colorfull Mid-Century Modern Italian ceramic wall clock from the Howard Miller Meridian Collection.  A spoke design with small brown squares at their ends, colored in vivid Orange ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

Meridian clock designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A Howard Miller Meridian clock designed by George Nelson with the ceramic produced by Bitossi for Raymor in Italy. Clock runs nicely.
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Vintage 1950s Clocks

Materials

Ceramic

Iconic MidCentury Ceramic Clock Made by Aldo Londi for Howard Miller
By Bitossi, George Nelson, Aldo Londi
Located in New York, NY
Iconic piece of midcentury design--ceramic clock produced for the Howard Miller Clock Company. Hands were designed by George Nelson and face was designed and crafted by Aldo Londi, ...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Clocks

Mid Century Modern Wall Clock by Jane & Gordon Martz for Marshall Studios
By Gordon & Jane Martz, Bitossi, Martz Sgraffito, George Nelson, Marshall Studios
Located in Framingham, MA
Early and scarce handmade Studio Pottery wall clock in black matte glaze with tan incising, by legendary artists Jane & Gordon Martz. This clock model was the first they produced and...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery, Stoneware

1960s Italian Ceramic Wall Clock by Bitossi & George Nelson
By Howard Miller, Bitossi, George Nelson
Located in St.Petersburg, FL
Eye-catching modernist Italian ceramic wall clock by Bitossi (Italian potter) manufactured by Howard Miller using hands designed by George Nelson (American designer). This desirable ...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Metal

Azure Ceramic 'Meridian' Clock for Raymor
By George Nelson, Howard Miller
Located in New York, NY
A ceramic clock with a Bitossi Rimini Blue style design of impressed geometric forms and glazed in azure and light green. Ceramic body made in Italy, designed by George Nelson, clock...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Wall Clocks

Meridian Bitossi George Nelson Howard Miller Clock
By Howard Miller, Aldo Londi
Located in San Diego, CA
Aldo Londi designed ceramic wall clock for Bitossi. It was commissioned by the Howard Miller Clock Company, as part of the George Nelson Associates clock line. Replaced hands and mov...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic

Modern Meridian Italian Ceramic Wall Clock by Howard Miller, 1970s
By Aldo Londi, George Nelson, Howard Miller, Raymor, Bitossi
Located in Miami, FL
A rarely seen Mid-Century Modern Italian ceramic wall clock from the Howard Miller Meridian collection. This particular colorful abstract design clock was made towards the end of the...
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

Materials

Ceramic, Pottery

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Nelson Ceramic Clock For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic nelson ceramic clock available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of ceramic, metal and pottery, every nelson ceramic clock was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect nelson ceramic clock — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. Each nelson ceramic clock bearing Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one nelson ceramic clock that is appealing in its simplicity, but George Nelson, Howard Miller and Bitossi produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Nelson Ceramic Clock?

A nelson ceramic clock can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,200, while the lowest priced sells for $700 and the highest can go for as much as $3,544.

Finding the Right Clocks for You

A sophisticated clock design, whether it’s a wall clock, desk clock, mantel clock or other variation, is a decorative object to be admired in your home as much as it is a necessary functional element. This is part of the reason clocks make such superb collectibles. Given the versatility of these treasured fixtures — they’ve long been made in a range of shapes, sizes and styles — a clock can prove integral to your own particular interior decor.

Antique and vintage clocks can whisk us back to the 18th and 19th centuries. When most people think of antique clocks, they imagine an Art Deco Bakelite tabletop or wall clock, named for the revolutionary synthetic plastic, Bakelite, of which they’re made, or a stately antique grandfather clock. But the art of clock-making goes way back, transcending continents and encompassing an entire range of design styles and technologies. In short, there are many kinds of clocks depending on your needs.

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

Minimalist contemporary clocks and books pair nicely on a shelf, but an eye-catching vintage mantel clock can add balance to your home library while drawing attention to your art and design books and other decorative objects. Ormolu clocks dating from the Louis XVI period, designed in the neoclassical style, are often profusely ornate, featuring architectural flourishes and rich naturalistic details. Rococo-style mantel clocks of Meissen porcelain or porcelain originating from manufacturers in cities such as Limoges, France, during the 18th and 19th centuries, exude an air of imperial elegance on your shelves or side tables and can help give your desk a 19th-century upgrade.

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