"Ericofon" telephone

designed 1955, made 1961–72
Manufactured by North Electric Company (active 1884–1977), Designed by Gosta Thames, Ralph Lysell and Hugo Blomberg (Swedish)


Object Place: Galion, Ohio

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 in. (21.3 x 9.8 x 13.3 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1932

Medium or Technique

“Sahara” molded plastic, rubber and electrical cords

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Household

Markings

Printed in script on bottom edge of base: “Ericofon [“R” in a circle]”; then in caps: “NORTH ELECTRIC COMPANY, GALION, OHIO”

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell