Drawing, Design for Bed
This is a drawing. It was manufactured by K. and from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K. and made for (as the client) Valentine-Seaver Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1929–1934 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
28.7 x 36.3 cm (11 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY
It is inscribed
Inscribed in red color pencil, upper right: V. & S-1-B; in graphite, script, center right: Chair / & Bench; in red color pencil, lower left: K.#/1020 [encircled]; in graphite, lower left: #2 ASPEN & WHITE LACQUER / OR BOMBAY ROSEWOOD & MAPLE (can be used white); in graphite, lower left: COMB. #1. MACASSAR EBONY AND BLACK LACQUER / " 2. (CROSSED OUT) WHITE SYCAMORE OR CURLY MAPLE OR SOME LIGHT LIGHT WOOD; in graphite, lower right: [check mark]; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in graphite: dimensions
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Bed; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.7 x 36.3 cm (11 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-34