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1937

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Serving Cabinet, March 8, 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 8, 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: 8564/F.S.D./ANDERSON, OLSSON/P.S./D./ 3.8.37, 3/13/37, 1, MASTERCR./ 4/8/37, 1, GREENPOINT; above stamp in graphite: SERVING CABINET 48" x 18" x 34 1/2" H./BLEACHED WHITE HOLLY - FINISH ALL AROUND/INTERIOR WHITE HOLLY OR BLEACHED SYCAMORE/POL. CHROM. LEGS ON CASTORS WITH BRAKES/TUFLEX TOP/TWO DOORS - ADJUST. SHELF BEHIND/THREE DRAWERS - STOPPERS/DRAWERS & DOORS TO HAVE BULLET CATCHES/DRAWERS ON CENTRE GUIDES/TOP DRAWER WITH DIVISIONS FOR SILVER-/VELVET LINED- COLOR TO BE DECIDED/INSERTED PULLS - SOLID HOLLY/VENEER DOOR EDGES - TOP EDGES OF DRAWERS/AND ALL EXPOSED EDGES/DIMENSIONS FOR HOLES IN GLASS TOP DETERMINES EXACT/LOCATION OF LEGS AND THEREFOR MUST BE HELD/WAIT FOR GLASS TOP BEFORE BORING HOLES FOR LEGS; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Serving Cabinet, March 8, 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; 1975-11-964

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