The Nelson Turbine Clock is without question one of the most popular wall clocks ever made. George Nelson designed the Turbine Clock in the 1950‘s. The beautiful Nelson Turbine Clock has become a classic icon of modern design. History of the George Nelson clocks: Around 1950 the United States was characterized by a firm belief in progress accompanied by a lasting economic boom. Anything seemed possible and everybody wanted to be modern. With a view to bringing modern design right into the American home, George Nelson designed a range of products offering a new an unconventional interpretation of such everyday items as lamps, wall clocks and other domestic accessories. George Nelson‘s wall clocks typify the spirit of the early 1950‘s and at the dawn of a new century, are still a refreshing alternative to more traditional (read boring) timepieces.
With the diversity of materials used
and their sculptural shapes, George Nelson clocks embody the joie de vivre of the 1950s. To this day, his wall clocks, including the George Nelson Ball Clock, remain a refreshing alternative to the usual timekeepers. The multicolored ...
Solid wood and wood veneer case,
walnut finish. Decorative carved accents. Split fluted columns. Triple chime movement plays choice of Westminster, Ave Maria or Bim Bam melody on the hour. Protective glass lens. Uses four AA batteries, not included.