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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2021

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Piano, March 22, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated March 22, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite 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.

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite below perspective drawing: ONE PIANO MODEL A/STRAIGHT GRAIN ITALIAN OLIVE AND/ITALIAN OLIVE BURL/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite; inscribed in stamp, lower right: 8728/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/D./ 3/22/37, 3/22/37, 1, MASTER

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Piano, March 22, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-925

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