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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Music Cabinet, March 15, 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 15, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red, and blue color pencil, and black ink 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: 8578/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLM./D./ 3/5/37, 3/13/37, 1, MASTERCR.; above stamp in graphite: ONE MUSIC CABINET 34 3/4 X 13 1/2 X 48 " HIGH/LAUREL/INTERIOR WALNUT/PEWTER INLAY FRONT SEE SPEC. DRAW./SIX DRAWERS ON CENTRE GUIDES - STOPPERS/TWO SLIDES - STOPPERS/ONE DOOR ON LEFT SIDE - BULLET CATCH/TWO ADJUST. SHELVES/USE DOMES OF SILENCE; dimensions, instructions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Music Cabinet, March 15, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, red, and blue color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-957

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