"Sparton Bluebird" radio

1934–36
Designer Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960), Manufactured by Sparton Corporation (founded 1900)


Object Place: Jackson, Michigan, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 35.6 x 10.8 cm (14 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.351

Medium or Technique

Mirrored glass, metal, wood, electrical components

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture

Markings

Label on dial reads: "Sparton / Jackson, Michigan / Made in / U.S.A."

Provenance

By 1986, with Off the Wall (gallery), Los Angeles, California; June 10, 1986, purchased by John Axelrod, Boston, MA; 1996, given by Axelrod to the MFA for The John Axelrod Collection

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection