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1930

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1939

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1988

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Drawing, Design for Table

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and 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

24 x 30 cm (9 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Architect’s stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY [with misc. drafting information]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: •TABLE• / POL. CHROMIUM / BLK BAKELITE TOP.; in red color pencil, center right: P / #1638; inscribed in architect's stamp, lower right:[STOCK] 1638 / [MATERIALS] POL. CHR. / BAKELITE / TOP. | [DRAWN BY] F.S. / [APPROVED BY] D.D. / [DATE] DEC. 19 | [DRAWING] 103314 / [SCALE] SKETCH / [SENT TO] C

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Table; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper; 24 x 30 cm (9 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1025

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