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1935

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Drawing, Sidechair, Upholstered

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Amodec and made for (as the client) Amodec. It is dated May 6, 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

33.9 x 37.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskey/501 Madison Avenue/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: SiDE CHAiR SAME AS AMODEC # 926 - 14 Inscribed in graphite at lower margin, right: 5/6/35 Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sidechair, Upholstered; Manufactured by Amodec ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.9 x 37.9 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-451

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