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"Sparton" radio

Sparton 558 Sled radio

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


Object Place, Jackson, Michigan

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 38.1 x 19.7 cm (8 3/4 x 15 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.76

Medium or Technique

Mirror glass, metal, wood, electrical components

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture

Rectangular radio bearing four knobs, faced on front and top with etched, blue mirror glass. Streamline design includes five parallel horizontal metal sections that wrap from the proper left side of the radio to the fron; etched sections of glass complement the metalwork. Black painted wood cabinet. Rectangular dial at center. Radio label reads: Sparton/Jackson, Mich./Made in/U.S.A.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection