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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Sideboard

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Amodec. It is dated ca. 1933 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

33 x 38.5 cm (13 x 15 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: AMODEC INC / 30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: American / Burl Wal-; in graphite, lower right: 4 [circled]; in graphite, lower right margin: 4; in graphite at upper left: [??]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33 x 38.5 cm (13 x 15 3/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-122

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