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1901

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1925

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Armchair, early 20th century

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Metallon. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite, red pencil support: 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

106.6 x 120.8 cm (41 15/16 x 47 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Architect's stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with dimensions and instructions throughout Inscribed in graphite in architect's stamp: 6190; F.S.; MET. / 1" # TUBING / 3/4 " " / POL. CHROM; Olsson / 7/16/34; 7/14/34 2 MET.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, early 20th century; Manufactured by Metallon ; USA; graphite, red pencil support: tracing paper; 106.6 x 120.8 cm (41 15/16 x 47 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-728

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