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Object Timeline

1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Chest of Drawers, February 23, 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 February 23, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red, 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: 8567/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLMANN/D./ 2/23/37, 3/3/37, 1, MASTERCR.; inscribed in graphite, lower right: CHEST 66" LONG 18" DEEP - 36" HIGH./WHITE SYCAMORE -POLLARD OAK BASE/INTERIORS WHITE SYCAMORE/FOUR DRAWERS ON LEFT SIDE WITH CENTRE DRAWER GUIDES/TWO DOORS ON RIGHT SIDE/BEHIND DOORS, FIVE DRAWERS ON EXT. SLIDES/DOORS TO HAVE SPEC. STRONG HINGES - BULLET CATCHES/PROVIDE STOPPERS FOR ALL DRAWERS/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES & TOP EDGES OF DRAWERS & DOORS/PULLS : GLASS & POL CHROM./USE DOMES OF SILENCE; dimensions, instructions, materials in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Chest of Drawers, February 23, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, red, blue color pencil, and black ink on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-963

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