Radio Nurse Intercom Speaker, 1937–38
This is a Intercom speaker. It was designed by Isamu Noguchi and manufactured by Zenith Radio Corporation. It is dated 1937–38 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is molded bakelite, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Mel Byars.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D (without cord): 19.8 x 17 x 16 cm (7 13/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Radio Nurse Intercom Speaker, 1937–38; Designed by Isamu Noguchi (American, 1904–1988); USA; molded bakelite, metal; H x W x D (without cord): 19.8 x 17 x 16 cm (7 13/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-61
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.