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Phoenix Art Museum Store

Vitra Nelson Ball Clock in Multicolor

$ 470.00

Phoenix Art Museum Store

Vitra Nelson Ball Clock in Multicolor

$ 470.00

The Nelson clocks were first born from a festive evening of collaboration.... George Nelson recalls: 'And there was one night when the ball clock got developed... Noguchi came by, and Bucky Fuller came by... we started making doodles. Then Bucky sort of brushed Noguchi aside. He said, 'This is a good way to do a clock,' and he made some utterly absurd thing. Everybody was taking a crack at it, pushing each other aside and making scribbles.... and the next morning there was this roll of drafting paper and somewhere in this roll there was the ball clock." These clocks are produced from the original design documents from the Nelson archive with the blessings of the George Nelson estate.
This item will incur a $16.50 flat rate shipping and insurance charge, with a signature required upon delivery.
  • Please note that wood grain may be slightly visible on balls painted with darker colors. 
  • Uses one AA battery
  • Diameter 13"
  • Clock does have second hand