Le Jour et La Nuit (Day and Night)

Title: 
Le Jour et La Nuit (Day and Night)

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Object Name: 
Clock
Title: 
Le Jour et La Nuit (Day and Night)
Accession Number: 
2011.3.276
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 37.7 cm, W: 31.5 cm, D: 10 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
designed in 1926
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elaine and Stanford Steppa
Primary Description: 
"Le Jour et La Nuit" Clock. Transparent gray glass, metal; mold-pressed, assembled. Clock mounted in a large transparent gray glass disk with nude man (concave) and woman (convex) arching around clock face. Glass disk mounted on trapezoidal metal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steppa, Elaine, Source
2011-12-09
Steppa, Stanford, Source
2011-12-09
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
8 DAYS SWISS MADE
inscription
on clock face
R. LALIQUE FRANCE
signature
Engraved on back of glass near edge
Rene Lalique, the famous French artist (2012-10) illustrated, p. 27;