Object Timeline

1935

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Phone and Magazine Cabinet with Sliding Top

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1935–1943 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

33.9 x 37.7 cm (13 3/8 x 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in blue ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 630 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: ALL RAREWOOD / PULL BY OTHERS; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: 8538 [encircled]; in graphite: dimensions, views, storage specs

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Phone and Magazine Cabinet with Sliding Top; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.9 x 37.7 cm (13 3/8 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1370

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