Frank Lloyd Wright clocks make great gifts for his fans because they are adapted from Wright's own architectural designs. You will find some based on architectural features from his best known houses, while others are based on motifs from his designs.
Since Frank Lloyd Wright had an eye for detail, he focused on every aspect of a building from its location, design and architectural features, down to the details of furniture and home furnishings. He is also known to have been extremely... particular about furniture placement.
For those who are not fortunate enough to have lived in a building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, these clocks provide a way of connecting with his genius.
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This alarm clock is based on the the main entrance fan light window of the George Blossom House in Oak Park, Illinois.
It has been designed with a metal case that has an antique brass finish and comes with a protective glass lens.
Dimensions: 5" Diameter x 2" Deep.
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Bulova's Frank Lloyd Wright Glasner House Table Clock is adapted from the art glass window in the living room of the Glasner House, from Glencoe, Illinois, built around 1905. The clock is surrounded by a mineral glass panel, and has a clear protective lens. The solid wood base has a light cherry stain.
H: 6.25" x W: 6.25" x D: 2"
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The design for this clock was adapted from a rug design from the Frederick C. Robie House, which was built in Chicago around 1908 - 1910.
The easel back clock has a protective glass lens and a metal case with a brushed copper-finish frame and dial. The design is stamped in a metallic finish.
Dimensions: H: 5" W x 10.5" x D: 2.75"
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This clock is based on the board and batten walls utilized in the Usonian homes that Lloyd built between1936-1959.
The clock has a protective glass lens and a solid hardwood alder case with a walnut stain base and accent lines. An engraving plate included. Runs on 1 AA battery, not included.
Dimensions: H: 6.5" x W: 9.5" x D: 2.75"Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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This is a clock for typeface aficionados as well because it features an adaptation of the Exhibition typeface, which Wright developed in the 1930s for use on a special series of exhibition drawings.
The cast resin case has an antique bronze metallic finish. There is a raised outer rim, and a center ring. The clock requires one AA battery to run, which is not included.
Dimensions: 14" x 14" x 3"
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Many pieces sold under Frank Lloyd Wright's name were not exactly designed by him, but are adapted or based upon his designs and certified by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The Frank Lloyd Wright Willits clock from Bulova is just such a certified piece.
The Willits Mantel Clock is based on Wright's leaded glass detailing from the dining room windows of the Willits House, circa 1901. The window
The clock has a solid wood case with a walnut finish and a geometric wood pendulum. It runs... on one AA battery.
Dimensions: 13"H x 8"W x 4"D.
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This Frank Lloyd Wright clock is an adaptation of the Tulip window created for the Lake Geneva Inn, which has since been demolished.
The clock has a solid aluminum case with a brushed finish, and a polished chrome bezel. The lower glass insert has design made from black and reflective mirror.
Dimensions: 9.5"H x 4.25"W x 2.75"D.