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"Sparton" radio

Rectangular radio with three knobs.

Provenance

Purchased by John Axelrod in 1984 from Antiques III (Brookline, Mass.). Gift of John Axelrod to his sister Nancy Axelrod (Sudbury, Mass.) in 1993. Gift of Nancy Axelrod to the MFA in 1996.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Sparton Sled 557 radio

1934–36

Object Place

Jackson, Michigan, United States

Accession Number

1996.352

Medium or Technique

Blue mirror glass, chrome-plated steel, wood, electrical components

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture