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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Design for Fireplace with Andirons, ca. 1931

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1931 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red 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.

Its dimensions are

35.7 x 38.9 cm (14 1/16 x 15 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper left, in fireplace: DOWN STAIRS; in margin, lower center: See also #6352; at lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0" ; in lower right corner #6381; measurements throughout; in red color pencil, lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Fireplace with Andirons, ca. 1931; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 35.7 x 38.9 cm (14 1/16 x 15 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-10

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