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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 End Table

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Widdicomb 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

33.9 x 37.8 cm (13 3/8 x 14 7/8 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 in graphite at lower left: WOOD COMB./SWIRL MAHOGANY & LACQUER/ POL. CHROM. PULL Inscribed in graphite at lower left: #5 Inscribed in graphite at lower right: WIDDICOMB Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for End Table; Manufactured by Widdicomb Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.9 x 37.8 cm (13 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-730

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