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Rare Art Deco Enamel and Chrome Box Fitted with Camera by Walter Dorwin Teague

$4,975.00

This incredible Camera and box (model no. 1A Gift camera) was made by The Eastman Kodak Co in Rochester NY. The folding camera is chrome plated and enameled metal, leather and paper size 3.5 x 8 x 6.5. The box is wood, enameled and inlaid with metal. This is an incredible piece of Art Deco history in America. There is one in the Brooklyn museum and it is documented in the book The Machine Age in America 1918 to 1941 and also J. Stewart Johnson’s “American Modern 1925-1940: Design for a New Age. Walter Dorwin Teague (1883 -1960) designed this Art Deco camera and box in 1930 for the Christmas season. Teague’s structured enamel design on the cedar box is repeated on the matching front of the camera and is emblematic of the collective embracement of the Art Deco movement in the United States.

Additional Information

Country of Origin:

United States

Year:

Circa 1930

Condition:

Excellent

Width:

8.75 in.

Height:

2.5 in.

Depth:

3.5 in.

In Stock:

1

Reference:

f79341510073199903fs

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Additional Information

Country of Origin:

United States

Year:

Circa 1930

Condition:

Excellent

Width:

8.75 in.

Height:

2.5 in.

Depth:

3.5 in.

In Stock:

1

Reference:

f79341510073199903fs