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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: Poker Table, March 9, 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 9, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and red colored 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.

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp in graphite, lower center: 8604/F.S.D./ANDERSON, P.S./D./ 3/9/37, 3/15/37, 1, MASTER CR.; inscribed in graphite below perspective drawing, lower center: FELT. (LEATHER IF REVERSED)/POKER TABLE FOR SIX/36" DIA. 27 1/2" HIGH./TOP LEATHER (REVERSIBLE)/ONE POKER TABLE FOR SIX. 36" DIA. - 29" HIGH/ WALNUT - FINISH ALL AROUND/TOP REVERSABLE/ONE SIDE FELT TOP/OTHER SIDE LEATHER TOP; dimensions, instructions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Poker Table, March 9, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite and red colored pencil on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-937

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