About This Artwork

Attributed to Irving Harper for George Nelson Associates
American, born 1916
Made by Howard Miller Clock Company
Zeeland, Michigan, founded 1926

Ball Clock, c. 1948/1969

Chrome, black enameled metal, and ebonized wood
34.3 x 8.9 cm (13 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)
Printed label on reverse: howard miller clock company/ZEELAND, MICHIGAN/115 V.60 CY.2 WATTS

Orbit Fund, 1999.678

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Jennifer M. Downs, “ ‘The New Modern Feeling’: A Catalogue of the Collection,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 27, 2 (2001), pp. 94-96, cat. 28.

Judith A. Barter et al., "American Modernism at the Art Institute of Chicago, From World War I to 1955," (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 174.

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