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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for End Table

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1935–1943 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

34.2 x 37.8 cm (13 7/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

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 at lower left: ALL ROSEWOOD VENEERED/FINISH ALL AROUND; inscribed in graphite at lower right: SCALE 1"=1'0/8603 [circled and crossed out]/SEE NEW SCALE DRAW; dimensions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for End Table; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 34.2 x 37.8 cm (13 7/16 x 14 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-895

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