Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers
This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and Valentine-Seaver Company and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930–1934 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
29.8 × 37.3 cm (11 3/4 × 14 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, lower center [upside-down] DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES
It is inscribed
Inscribed in red color pencil, upper right: V. & S.—1-E; in graphite, upper right: Bombay [???] / solid mah. / solid mah.; in graphite, lower right: out [circled] [ upside-down] / out; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7238 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.8 × 37.3 cm (11 3/4 × 14 11/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1788