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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Andirons

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. 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

35.5 x 37.6 cm (14 x 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at center: NOTE: ESTIMATE TWO WAYS; center right, Scale = 3" - 1" -0" (underlined); lower right: 6049 (encircled); Inscribed dimensions, materials throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Andirons; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 35.5 x 37.6 cm (14 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-3

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