Raymond Loewy for Westinghouse Columaire Skyscraper Grandmother Clock Radio
Art Deco Design in 1931 Raymond Loewy for RCA Westinghouse. Lowey one of the most prominent industrial designers of the 20th century. At the time, Westinghouse was the frontrunner for all of the copycat Skyscraper radios to follow. This statuesque and collectible piece features the warmth of tube radio AND a clock. Reecently restored tube radio, clock and refinished cabinet. Ready for another 90-100 years of service. Art Deco history that is beautiful to gaze upon yet only requires about one square foot of floor-space!
Raymond Fernand Loewy [Nov. 5, 1893 – July 14, 1986] was an American industrial designer born in France. The “Man who shaped America” and one of the “thousand makers of the 20th century” designed everything from cutlery and fine china, over many company logos, to cars, locomotives and air planes. radios: Colonial “New World” Globe 702 (1933), Hallicrafters SX-42 (1946), Emerson 520 catalin (1946), Emerson 511, 517, 541 “Moderne” (1947), Emerson 561A (1949).
60″ T x 13.5″ W x 11.5″ D