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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: Side Chair, March 25, 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 25, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and green 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.

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 8598/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLM./D./ 3.25.37, 4/7/37, MASTER; inscribed in graphite above stamp: 1 CHAIR IN WALNUT/1 CHAIR IN BLEACHED OAK/1 CHAIR IN SOLID OAK/1 CHAIR IN MAHAGONY/SIZE / 18" W 21" D.O.A. 29" HIGH; inscribed in graphite with dimensions, materials, instructions.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Side Chair, March 25, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite and green color pencil on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-942

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