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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Designs for Three Occasional Tables

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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 36.8 cm (13 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 8250 ALT [...] #8 COFFEE OR 3rd. PIECE; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1" = 1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: [circle]; in graphite, lower margin (left to right): 8248 [...] 8249 [...] 8250; in graphite, center: ALT. FOR #7 [with downward-pointing arrow]; in graphite, center right: #2 [encircled, with check mark]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Three Occasional Tables; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.6 x 36.8 cm (13 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1416

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