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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Chest, February 24, 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 24, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, black ink, red and blue 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 ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in stamp in graphite, lower right: 8562/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLMAN/D./2/24/37, 3/3/37, 1, MASTER CR.; inscribed in graphite, left of stamp: CHEST 9'0 LONG 18" DEEP35 1/2" HIGH./BOMBAY ROSEWOOD & CAL. REDWOOD BURL/INTERIOR BLEACHED SYCAMORE OR HOLLY/PULLS - METAL SPINNING -POL. CHROM. FACE OF KNOBS REDWOOD BURL/WOOD OF KNOBS TO MATCH REDWOOD/4 DOOR/BEHIND LEFT PAIR OF DOORS - TWO DRAWERS ON EXT. SLIDES/AND ONE ADJUSTABLE SHELF/BEHIND RIGHT PAIR OF DOORS - FOUR DRAWERS ON EXT. SLIDES/ON RIGHT END OF CHEST FOUR DRAWERS WITH CENTRE DRAWER GUIDES/TOP DRAWER TO HAVE TRAY & DIVIDERS/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES ALSO TOP EDGES OF DRAWERS & DOORS/DOORS TO HAVE BULLET CATCHES /PROVIDE STOPPERS FOR ALL DRAWERS /USE DOMES OF SILENCE/SPEC. STRONG HINGES

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Chest, February 24, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, black ink, red and blue color pencil on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-965

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