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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Jones: Dining Room Table, April 9, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen. It is dated April 9, 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 in stamp, lower right: 8726/F.S./JONES, DILLM/ 4/9/37, 4/9/37, 1, MASTER; inscribed in graphite below perspective drawing, lower right: DINING TABLE/66" LONG 38" WIDE 29" HIGH/BLEACHED PRINCEWOOD/REFLECTOR 28" L. 8" W. IN CENTRE OF TABLE/PROVIDE SWITCH ON END OF TOP AS SHOWN ON PLAN; dimensions, materials, and instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Jones: Dining Room Table, April 9, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-927

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