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1901

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1925

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1975

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2019

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Drawing, Chair Designs, W. and J., early 20th century

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by W. and J. Sloane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, yellow, red and green pencil on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite. 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

77.3 x 106.6 cm (30 7/16 x 41 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower margin: W. AND J. SLOANE MODERN UPHOLSTERY LINE FALL 1935.; at left margin: 6/7/8/9/10[each circled]; at lower left: G8 Inscribed in graphite with design numbers throughout Inscribed in yellow pencil at lower center: L O H [followed by doodles]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chair Designs, W. and J., early 20th century; Manufactured by W. and J. Sloane (United States); USA; graphite, yellow, red and green pencil on tracing paper, double ruled border in graphite; 77.3 x 106.6 cm (30 7/16 x 41 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-181

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