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Drawing, Design for Sideboard

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by K. and K. and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated September 30, 1933 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and orange crayon 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

29.1 x 37.8 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower: COMB. #1.- FiG. ASPEN & WHITE LACQUER / " #2. COCOBOLA & BLACK LACQUER; in graphite, lower left: K. 9/30/33; in orange crayon, upper right: V. & S. - D. -1; in graphite, center right: don't [???] ?; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7266 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, views

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite and orange crayon on tracing paper; 29.1 x 37.8 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-105

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