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Machine Age Art Deco Industrial Design DeVilbis Electric Steam Vaporizer



Machine Age Art Deco Industrial Streamline Design DeVilbis Electric Steam Vaporizer Bakelite Patented Design Another original Machine Age sculptural design you will rarely find in this condition with original box and instructions Featured in several Museum collections, books, etc. See "Toledo designs for a modern America," page 100, for examples. One of the early iconic American Industrial design streamlined re-designs of a common object by Sundberg-Ferar Inc.; J.B. Schmitt, and Frederick Vuillemenot for the DeVilbiss company, 1945-50. Design patented by Joy B Schmitt in 1944. You would soak cotton balls in various medications, pour hot water inside and steam-vaporize for individual use. With original attached cord. Untested, likely functional. Device appears unused original condition, some wear to box from storage as pictured.


  • Creator
    DeVilbiss (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.63 in. (19.39 cm)Diameter: 4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1944-1951
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU945213607492

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    Ships From: Dallas, TX
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