Drawing, Design for Bookcase with Cabinets
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
28.1 × 37.7 cm (11 1/16 × 14 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: WOOD COMB. / SWIRL MAHOGANY & LACQUER / PULL SWIL MAH.; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'–0"; in graphite, lower rihgt: WiDDiCOMB; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7804 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, views
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Bookcase with Cabinets; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.1 × 37.7 cm (11 1/16 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1735