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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: Sideboard, 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, blue and yellow 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: 8561/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/P.S./D./2/24/37, 3/3/37, 1, MASTERCR.; inscribed in graphite, above stamp: SIDEBOARD 6'-6" x 20"x36"H./TWO DOORS-/LEFT SIDE THREE SLIDING SHELVES/RIGHT SIDE TWO SLIDING SHELVES./DOOR PULLS: METAL SPINNINGS POL. CHROM./WITH WALNUT KNOB. FACE OF KNOBS WALNUT BURL/DOORS & DRAWER PULLS WALNUT BURL/THREE DRAWERS:/ON EXTENSION SLIDES/TOP DRAWER WITH TRAY & DIVIDERS/VELVET LINED. COLOR TO BE DICIDED/TOP- BASE & DRAWER FRONTS & EDGES - /MACASSAR EBONY - TO BE SELECTED/GRAIN VERTICAL/INTERIORS:/ BLEACHED WHITE SYCAMORE/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES/TOP EDGES OF DRAWERS & DOORS; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Sideboard, February 24, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, black ink, blue and yellow color pencil on tracing paper; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-966

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