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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Coffee Table

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated ca. 1932 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

29.4 x 36.9 cm (11 9/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper margin, right: V. & S. - B.3; inscribed in graphite at upper left: D. L. KROELER -; inscribed in graphite at lower right margin: SCALE 1 1/2"=1'0"/#/7293 [circled]; lower right in red color pencil: P; inscribed dimensions.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Coffee Table; Manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.4 x 36.9 cm (11 9/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1279

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