Folk Art Time-Bomb Clock

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A wonderful folk art "time-bomb" constructed from an old alarm clock and other found materials. Beautifully and artistically executed and wired to light up upon "explosion". Carved wooden dowels represent dynamite sticks and the whole composition of this piece has a very Duchampian-spirit.

Details

  • Period
    1940-1949
  • Materials and Techniques
    Wood
  • Condition
    Good. This piece is presented as a folk art object. It is not presently functioning but could likely be resuscitated with a little ingenuity..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    9.5 in. H x 9 in. W x 9.5 in. D
    24 cm H x 23 cm W x 24 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8904926586
About the Seller

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Located in Los Angeles, CA

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