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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Drawing, Chair, Dining, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon. It is dated 1934–1935 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 donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

34.3 x 37.7 cm (13 1/2 x 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamped in black ink at lower left: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New YorkCity Stamped in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: Metalon [sic.]/3 Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left: Metalon [sic] Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 3 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chair, Dining, 1934–1935; Manufactured by Metallon ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.3 x 37.7 cm (13 1/2 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-237

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