American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Philco Radio and Television Corporation, American, 1892–1961

Cabinet Radio, Model No. 16X

Designed 1934; introduced 1935

Exterior, probably walnut veneer, with inlaid black stringing; vertical strips over speaker, red gum; other elements, red gum, yellow poplar, Douglas fir plywood

40 9/16 × 26 3/16 × 13 1/8 in. (103.1 × 66.5 × 33.4 cm)
Gift of Miss C. Rachel Trowbridge
1971.43
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Designed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchased by C. Rachel Trowbridge, New Haven, Conn., ca. 1935-71

Bibliography: 

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 11, 15, 447, 452–54, no. 233, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 128–29, no. 78.

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