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1937

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2021

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Piano, March 20, 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 20, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is blueprint on white wove 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, lower center: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY; stamp in red ink on verso: MAR 23 1937/COMPANY OF MASTER CRAFTSMAN, INC.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp, lower center: 8728/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/D./3/20/37, 3/22/37, 1, MASTERCR.; inscribed above stamp: ONE PIANO MODEL A./STRAIGHT GRAIN ITALIAN OLIVE &/ITALIAN OLIVE BURL/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES; dimensions, materials, instructions throughout; notes in graphite on verso

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Piano, March 20, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; blueprint on white wove paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-926

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