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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Chair/Chaise Lounge/Stool

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 1930–1935 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

31.2 x 36.7 cm (12 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper left image: V.&S.-B.7246 NOWiN MAPLE-CHANGE TO MAHOG. Inscribed in graphite in square at lower right of upper left image: 7290 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of upper left image: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper right image: V.&S. BEDROOM #7246 Inscirbed in graphite at upper left of upper right image: 1(circled) SATiNWOOD & SOLID PARTS-MAHOGANY (VERMiLLiON)/ 2(circled) ANDAMAN KOA & GUM(BLACK LAC.) Inscribed in graphite in square at lower right of upper right image: 9663 Inscribed dimensions at center of upper right image Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of upper right image: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left of lower left image: V. & S. BEDR. 7246 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of lower right image: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left of lower center image: V. & S. BEDROOM/ #7236 Inscribed in graphite at upper right of lower center image: FRAME CAN BE BE MADE LiGHTER/ 1 PiECE FRAME iF DESiRABLE Inscribed in graphite in square at lower right of lower center image: 7052Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of lower center image: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left of lower right image: V. & S. BEDROOM/#7236 Inscribed in graphite at upper right of lower right image: 1(circled) MAC.EBONY & MAPLE (BLEACHED)/ 2(circled) " " " " (BLACK LAC.) Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of lower right image: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chair/Chaise Lounge/Stool; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 31.2 x 36.7 cm (12 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-585

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