Modern + Contemporary Design /25 March 2007


Gilbert Rohde

table clock for the 1933-34 World's Fair
Herman Miller Clock Co.
USA, 1933
burled maple, chrome-plated steel, glass
13 w × 2 d × 7 h in (33 × 5 × 18 cm)

Signed with applied metal tag: [1933 A Century of Progress Chicago Original Design Worlds Fair Clocks by Gilbert Rohde manufactured by Herman Miller Clock Co. Zeeland Michigan USA].

literature: The Machine Age In America: 1918-1941, Wilson, Pilgrim and Tashjian, pg. 320

estimate: $3,000–4,000

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