Handbag watch Manufacturer: Western Clock Company (founded 1884)
Manufacturer: (plastic case) Chicago Molded Products Corporation (American, founded 1919)

Designed 1933; manufactured 1933–39

American Decorative Arts

Medium

Bakelite and metal

Dimensions

Diam. (watch): 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart G. Rosenblum, J.D. 1974, M.A. 1974, M.Phil. 1976, Ph.D. 2010, in memory of his aunt Helen D. Gordon

Accession Number

2002.128.10a-b

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Helen D. Gordon, Scarsdale, N.Y., by 1939–96; inherited by her nephew Stewart G. Rosenblum, New York, 1996–2002
Bibliography
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 264–65, no. 179
  • "Acquisitions 2002," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003), 136, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type

watches

Marks

"WESTCLOX," on face

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