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1937

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Night Table, March 18, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated March 18, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, black ink 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

H x W: 148.6 x 109.2 cm (58 1/2 in. x 43 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 in stamp, lower right: 8570/F.S./ANDERSON, OLSSON/DILLM./D./3/18/37, 3/22/37, 1, MASTERCR.; inscribed in graphite above stamp: NOTE!/ALL EXPOSED EDGES TO BE/VENEERED, ALSO DOOR EDGES/ONE NIGHT TABLE 18" x 15" 20 1/2" HIGH/EAST INDIAN ROSEWOOD ALSO THE OPENINGS/ONE EXTENSION SLIDE ON FRONT SIDE E.I. ROSEWOOD/TO HOUSE SWITCH BOX x BELL BOX/ONE ELECTRIC CLOCK ATTACHED/TO DOOR, UPPER PART OF BACK/REMAINS OPEN FOR WIRING/PROVIDE EXTRA PANEL FOR SWITCH BOX OPENING/ON TOP. GRAIN TO MATCH REST OF TOP/DOMES OF SILENCE/VENEER ALL EXPOSED EDGES, ALSO EDGES/OF SMALL DOOR/DO NOT CUT HOLE FOR CLOCKBEFORE/RECEIVING SAME.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Night Table, March 18, 1937; Manufactured by Company of Master Craftsmen (United States); USA; graphite, black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 148.6 x 109.2 cm (58 1/2 in. x 43 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-1004

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