Gilbert Rohde Clock 6366 for Herman Miller American Art Deco Design
Striking Gilbert Rohde Clock by the Herman Miller Clock Company
Gilbert Rohde designed Art Deco electric clock model # 6366 manufactured by the Herman Miller Clock Company ca. 1932. This clock is an exceptionally clean, moderne design by Gilbert Rohde. The unusual hour hand and large face is characteristic of his clock designs of the period. The bold grain pattern in the Macassar veneer accentuates its sleek, horizontal design. A single chrome rib wraps the width of the clock, and the clock body rests on a recessed chrome base giving it a floating impression. This clock is often refereed to as the "Tide" clock. This iconic clock has been featured in many volumes of design books, and important auctions. Own a great example of modern design history.
The condition of this iconic clock is great and it is obvious that this clock has been well taken care of + only shows some fine scratches and light pitting consistent with careful use and age. The Macassar Ebony case has been refinished + chrome lightly polished. The face is imprinted “Herman Miller Clock Co., Zeeland, Mich, USA” and is in fantastic original condition. The clock is fitted with the original self-starting electric movement that is in working condition at this time. Power cord has been replaced at some point.
The stately clock measures approximately: 16.75" wide by 6.25" high and 3.25" deep. There is no guarantee of accuracy with it keeping time. If you wish to use it daily, it is recommended you have a qualified professional service it, as it may need lubrication and calibration.