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1931

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Design for Amodec Buffet #916

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Amodec. It is dated ca. 1934 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

31.7 x 36.3 cm (12 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: POST DETAIL; in graphite, center FRONT TOP & ENDS - STRIPE AM. WAL. / SOLID PARTS GUM.; in graphite, lower center right: NOTE: / SAME HARDWARE / AS NO. 9052 BED ROOM; in graphite, lower left: DRAWERS 6" SHORTER ON 60" BUFFER; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: BUFFET; in graphite, lower right: AMODEC #916

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Amodec Buffet #916; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 31.7 x 36.3 cm (12 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-926

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