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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Drawer Knob

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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

34.1 x 37.9 cm (13 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / [too light]01 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE / FULL SIZE; in graphite, lower right: 6225 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, views

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Knob; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.1 x 37.9 cm (13 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-770

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