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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Andirons, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red 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

33.5 x 37.2 cm (13 3/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower margin, left: MATERIAL:/#1 POLISHED OR SATIN FINISH BRASS OR BRONZE (underlined)/ #2 OXIDIZED METAL-POLISHED CHROMEBUTTONS; lower margin, right: SCALE 3" = 1'-0"; /6376 (encircled); lower right: former 8096; inscribed dimensions on lower left drawing; in red color pencil, lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Andirons, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 33.5 x 37.2 cm (13 3/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-6

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