Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). <em>Abaxial Clock</em>, 1992. Aluminum and other metals, 9 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Karim Rashid, 1999.28.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.28.8_bw.jpg)

Abaxial Clock

Artist:Karim RashidLesley HorowitzAbaxial Studio

Medium: Aluminum and other metals

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Dimensions: 9 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (22.9 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1999.28.8

Image: 1999.28.8_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Horizontal cone-shaped clock with truncated point. Clock face is on vertical base of cone. Clock is gray metal with a black face that has no markings. Hour, minute, and second hands are silvered metal rectangles. Minute and hour hands extend well beyond the edge of the clock face. Raised on three detachable splayed tapered silvered metal legs. CONDITION: Minor scratches and pitting on legs. Remnants of adhesive and (cellophane?) tape across back.

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