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1933

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1988

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Drawing, Design for Sideboard, October 17, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated October 17, 1933 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

32.2 x 36.7 cm (12 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: V. & S. / 10/17/33; in graphite, lower center: SOLID SIDES TOPS STRAIGHT GRAIN MAHOGANY / FRONTS SWIRL MAHOG. / MAHOG. INTERIORS; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"–1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: 7600 [circled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard, October 17, 1933; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper ; 32.2 x 36.7 cm (12 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-921

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