Drawing, Design for Sideboard, "Contemporary American Industrial Design" Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is dated 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
33.7 × 37.6 cm (13 1/4 × 14 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY; later stamp in black ink, center: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: METROPOLITAN - MUSEUM / EXHIBITION DINING ROOM; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7125 / METRO. / MUSEUM. [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials (including CAL. REDWOOD BURR, REFLECTOR ETCHED GLASS OVER OPAL GLASS, WHITE HOLLY, and POL. CHROM.)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Sideboard, "Contemporary American Industrial Design" Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite on tracing paper ; 33.7 × 37.6 cm (13 1/4 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1933