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1928

  • Work on this object began.

1932

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Drawing, Design for Expandable Dining Tablle

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and drafted by Henry Kotzian. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

35.5 x 52.9 cm (14 x 20 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Mr. Settele/Will you please call me/ on the phone if this is/satisfactory and I will/complete the F.S.D. H. Kotzian [Henry Kotzian of Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc.] On drawing,upper left, dimensions and: Apron (with arrow pointing to underside of table.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Expandable Dining Tablle; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.5 x 52.9 cm (14 x 20 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1166

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