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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, Design for Desk with Metal and Leather Accents

This is a drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, orange color pencil 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

23.8 × 35.4 cm (9 3/8 × 13 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7095 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk with Metal and Leather Accents; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 23.8 × 35.4 cm (9 3/8 × 13 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1757

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