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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by K. and K. and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, blue 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

29.6 x 37 cm (11 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY; Stamp in red ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: CLEAR GLASS & CHROME Inscribed in graphite at upper middle right: K. Inscribed dimensions, materials Inscribed in graphite at lower margin left: MILK GL. & CHROME X Inscribed in blue crayon at lower right: (a check) Inscribed in graphite, lower left vertical margin: MILK GL. & CHROME [X mark]; in graphite, lower left: CLEAR GLASS & CHROME;

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, blue color pencil on tracing paper; 29.6 x 37 cm (11 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-755

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