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Prototype radio enclosure

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Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Rectangular plywood form with curved edges and corners; low rectilinear wooden handle on top; face with speaker grill composed of concentric rings of circular holeson left, two holes to receive dials bottom right.
Designer
Charles Eames, American, 1907–1978
Manufacturer
Evans Products Company, American, 1923 - ca. 1962
Date
Designed 1946
Credit Line
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Medium
Bent walnut plywood with lacquered details
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Prototype radio enclosure
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Accession Number
2018-22-80
made in
Venice, California, USA