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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Music Stand, International Casino, New York, NY

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) International Casino. It is dated 1937 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

34.9 x 39.5 cm (13 3/4 x 15 9/16 in.) Torn, lower edge

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 630 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: INTERNATIONAL CASINO / MUSIC STAND / BRUSHED CHROME & BLACK METAL.; in graphite, lower right" 6425 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials, components

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Music Stand, International Casino, New York, NY; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.9 x 39.5 cm (13 3/4 x 15 9/16 in.) Torn, lower edge; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-840

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