Offered by: TFTM
8319 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90069 , United States Call Seller 323.852.9407


Isamu Noguchi Radio Nurse and Ear

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  • Description
    Noguchi Radio Nurse and Ear 1937. The Radio Nurse was the first electronic baby monitor. Manufactured by the Zenith Radio Corporation, it went on sale in 1938. The product was developed by Zenith executive Eugene F. McDonald, and designed by Japanese-American sculptor and product designer Isamu Noguchi. Although the product was manufactured for only a few years, it has been acclaimed for its design. It is is in many museum collections such as The Met, MOMA, LACMA, The Noguchi Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, San Francisco Museum of Art, V & A, and others.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Notes: catalogue
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: bakelite, metal
    Condition: Good. Beautiful example
    Creation Date: 1937
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Art Deco, Modern, Industrial
    Patterns: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: INRNE
    Incollect Reference #: 702846
  • Dimensions
    W. 6.75 in; H. 8.25 in; D. 6 in; H.2. 6.25 in;
    W. 17.15 cm; H. 20.96 cm; D. 15.24 cm; H.2. 15.88 cm;
    Closed W. 4.25 in;
    Closed W. 10.8 cm;
Message from Seller:

TFTM (Thanks For The Memories) features original 20th century modern art, furnishings and design. GALLERY: 8319 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90069 United States p: 323.852.9407 e:

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