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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, Design for Chest of Drawers

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Luce Furniture Company. It is dated 1930–1934 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

32.9 x 37 cm (12 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: LUCE/ 10/17/33 Inscribed in red color pencil at lower left: #6 FiG ASPEN; /in graphite crossed out in red color pencil: WHITE MAPLE; /in graphite: TOPS, SIDES, FRONTS, POSTS & INTERIORS/ MAHOGANY MLDG. Inscribed dimensions, instructions, materials Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers; Manufactured by Luce Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 32.9 x 37 cm (12 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-639

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