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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Two Designs for End Tables: Rectangular and Round

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Widdicomb Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 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

33.6 x 36.9 cm (13 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: WOOD COMB [sic] / SWIRL MAHOGANY TOPS & SHELVES / LEGS, APRON & EDGES LACQUERED; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: WiDDiCOMB; in graphite, lower right: 7800 [encircled]; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'-0"; in graphite: dimensions, views

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Designs for End Tables: Rectangular and Round; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.6 x 36.9 cm (13 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1394

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