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Streamline Art Deco Sparton Radio by Walter Darwin Teague

Documentation Ample Provenance
Origin United States
Period 1920-1949
W. 17.5 in; H. 9.5 in; D. 8 in;
W. 44.45 cm; H. 24.13 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
Condition Excellent.
Description Considered to be one of the classic examples of American streamline design,this iconic original streamline Art Deco Sparton radio by Walter Darwin Teague is the 2nd production of the Sparton sled radio. It retains it’s original colbolt blue glass which has a carved and black enameled Art Deco design on the top and front of the radio. This model has 4 knobs to accommodate the extra short wave band. It is an excellent working example. Walter Darwin Teague is considered one of the foremost American modernist industrial designers. Beginning with his first client in 1927 and working well into the 1950’s, he was responsible for changing the face of American Modernism. Through the years he created innovative product designs for Kodak, Spartan radio, Steuben Glass, Steinway, Texaco, Polaroid and many more.
Styles / Movements Art Deco, Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number SADSRWDT
Incollect Reference Number 158151
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