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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 Sideboard

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite and red 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

26.1 × 37.4 cm (10 1/4 × 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / [cut off] NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: WOOD COMB. #1. MAHOGANY & WHITE OR BLACK OR MAHOG. LACQUER / #2 MAPLE & RED OR WHITE LACQUER; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7823 / SIDEBOARD [circled]; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); graphite and red color pencil on tracing paper; 26.1 × 37.4 cm (10 1/4 × 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1939

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