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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: Round Illuminated Table, March 10, 1937

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Greenpoint and from the office of Donald Deskey and made for (as the client) Harold Spurrier Anderson. It is dated March 10, 1937 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and 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

102.6 x 66.1 cm (40 3/8 x 26 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink at lower center: DONALD DESKEY/ 630 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with dimensions, instructions, materials; inscribed in graphite in stamp: 6080; F.S.D.; ANDERSON; Olsson / P.S. / D. / 3.10.37.; 4/8/37 1 GREENPOINT; lower center, below stamp: ONE TABLE 36" DIA. 16" HIGH./TUFLEX TOP 1/2" THICK./SANDBLASTED UNDERSIDE AREA 7 1/2" DIA./CENTRE UPRIGHT 6" TUBE. REFLECTOR INSIDE & SWITCH/BEIGE WHITE LAQUER [SIC] AS PER SAMPLE/POL. CHROM. BASE

Cite this object as

Drawing, Harold S. Anderson House: Round Illuminated Table, March 10, 1937; Manufactured by Greenpoint ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; 102.6 x 66.1 cm (40 3/8 x 26 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-713

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