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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

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Table Clock (Sweden), 1930

This is a Table clock. It was designed by Erik Fleming and modeled by Karl Hulström and fabricated by Robert Engström and made by Atelier Borgila. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is silver, gilt silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 46 x 35.1 cm (18 1/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On pedestal's bottom tier: maker's mark Borgila, national mark as three crowns, silver standard as "S", town mark as St. Erik's head for Stockholm, date mark "D8" for 1930.

It is inscribed

On silver winding key (finial) located on top of pedestal between two females: "I.K." (for Ivan Kreuger, 1880-1932)

Cite this object as

Table Clock (Sweden), 1930; Designed by Erik Fleming (Swedish, 1894 - 1954); silver, gilt silver; H x diam.: 46 x 35.1 cm (18 1/8 x 13 13/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-16-a,b

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