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George Nelson Chess Piece Clock

About the Item

Rare model #2251 chess piece table clock designed by George Nelson for Howard Miller Clock Company. Turned walnut base supports wooden case that is decorated with a crown of brass points. Reflective face indicates the hour in a distinctly modern type, behind concave glass that opens to adjust hands. In fine vintage condition, with wear appropriate to its age. Not tested. Marked Howard Miller, USA, 1957. Measures: 14” tall x 7½ width × 4½ diameter.
  • Creator:
    George Nelson (Designer),Howard Miller (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 14 in (35.56 cm)Width: 7.5 in (19.05 cm)Depth: 4.5 in (11.43 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Brass,Walnut,Turned
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1957
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: OAM00581stDibs: LU954116370682
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