Drawing, Design for Desk, 1929–1934
This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company and the design director was Donald Deskey 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 × 37.7 cm (10 11/16 × 14 13/16 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, lower left: WOOD COMB. / FIG. BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD DRAWER FRONTS / CLOSE GRAINED BRAZ. ROSEWOOD TOP & SIDE PANELS / BEIGE LEATHER INSERT ON TOP [crossed out] / CHROM. PULLS TO BE DEVELOPED / #2 CLOSE STR. GR. WALNUT & CIRCASSIAN; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: STOW-DAVIS; in graphite, lower right: 7796 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, specs
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Desk, 1929–1934; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 27.2 × 37.7 cm (10 11/16 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1764