Dark brown, round-faced phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) clock

Made:
1930-1939 in Marseilles
maker:
Societe Meridionale D'Industrie

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Dark brown, round-faced phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite) clock, Art Deco design, supported by two wave-shaped legs, with chrome steel waved decorative sheet applied to either side, by Societe Meridionale D'Industrie, Marseilles, France, 1930-1939. Trade marked: SMI.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-147
Materials:
aluminium (metal), brass, brass, tin, chrome steel, glass, phenol formaldehyde (Bakelite), tin
type:
clock
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Frangenberg, Tomas
status:
Permanent collection

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