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Sparton Model 500C "Cloisonné" Catalin Radio

About the Item

The Sparton Cloisonne´ model 500C radio introduced in 1939 is a veritable Art Deco masterpiece attributed to Walter Dorwin Teague. Its compact housing features a colorful metallic sky blue cloisonne´ front, exquisitely trimmed with a streamline lace-work of chrome, framed with a butterscotch Catalin housing and original ivory colored Catalin knobs. This is the only radio design that combines all three materials. Radio is in full working condition. This compact radio measures approximately 8" wide by 5" high by 4.25 deep. This Radio is currently on display at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica California for the "Collector's Choice - The Passion that is Collecting" exhibition. Please allow two weeks for delivery.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 8.5 in (21.59 cm)Width: 8.5 in (21.59 cm)Depth: 4.5 in (11.43 cm)
  • Style:
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1939
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Van Nuys, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU947414098851
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