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Drawing, Amodec: Sidechair

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Amodec and St. Johns Table Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Amodec. It is dated ca. 1931 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

37.3 x 33.4 cm (14 11/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: AMODEC INC/ 30 ROCKERFELLER PLAZA/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower margin, right: Des. F.L.K. #943 Inscribed in graphite at upper margin, right: St Johns/ Sue. Maple Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite circled at lower right: 2

Cite this object as

Drawing, Amodec: Sidechair; Manufactured by Amodec ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 37.3 x 33.4 cm (14 11/16 x 13 1/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-575

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