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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers and Mirror, September 30, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K. and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company, Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and K.. It is dated September 30, 1933 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

32.4 x 37 cm (12 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEWYORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper margin, right: BED-A1 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower left: V. & S. #1060 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K - 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite at lower right: 7527 (circled)/ & MIRROR Inscribed dimensions Inscribed instructions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers and Mirror, September 30, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.4 x 37 cm (12 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-624

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