Drawing, Design for Bookshelf with Cabinet
This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company and from the office of Donald Deskey. 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
27.2 × 37.8 cm (10 11/16 × 14 7/8 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY [partial]
It is inscribed
Inscribed in red color pencil, center: OK.; in graphite, lower left: WOOD COMB / SWIRL MAHOGANY & LACQUER / POL. CHROM. PULL; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: WiDDiCOMB; in graphite, lower right: 7803 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Bookshelf with Cabinet; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 27.2 × 37.8 cm (10 11/16 × 14 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1734