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"Sparton Bluebird" radio

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Marks

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

Provenance

Off the Wall, Los Angeles, California, purchased by the donor, June 1986; The John Axelrod Collection, Boston, MA; given to the MFA 1996.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

1934–36

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture