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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Sidechair

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1930–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, orange 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

29 x 36.6 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Small stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in orange color pencil at upper right: V. & S. Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sidechair; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite, orange color pencil on tracing paper; 29 x 36.6 cm (11 7/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-516

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