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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, Widdicomb Group #53: Detail

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Widdicomb Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, blue color pencil on tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29.7 x 36.7 cm (11 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in red ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in orange color pencil, upper right margin: W.-B-53; in graphite, lower left: DETAIL OF DRAWER PULL / WIDDICOMB GROUP #53; in graphite, lower right: "A" + "B"; in graphite, lower right: # / 6102 [encircled]; in graphite: object dimensions, materials, and instructions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, Widdicomb Group #53: Detail; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, blue color pencil on tracing paper ; 29.7 x 36.7 cm (11 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-121

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