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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Desk, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 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

33.5 x 37.4 cm (13 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower left; DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower left: 3(circled) S-D Inscribed in graphite at lower right: book case/end table/coat rack/waste baskets. Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right: P Inscribed in graphite on verso at lower right: Stow-Davies

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Desk, 1929–1934; Manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.5 x 37.4 cm (13 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-727

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