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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1975

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Richard H. Mandel House: Dining Table-White Bakelite, Polished Chrome, November 10, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and made for (as the client) Richard H. Mandel. It is dated November 10, 1934 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

H x W: 111.8 x 128.3 cm (44 in. x 50 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 7975/F.S./MANDEL./WHITE BAKELITE-/REFLECTOR-/POL. CHROM., Olsson/11/10/34, 11/16/34, 1, S.H.K.; center left: NOTE!/PROVIDE HOLE FOR WIRING/OF LIGHT & BUZZER; at right: NOTE!/AVOID SPOTTING OF BULBS/PROVIDE SUFFICIENT LIGHT/SHIELD LIGHT TO AVOID SPILL ON FLOOR; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Richard H. Mandel House: Dining Table-White Bakelite, Polished Chrome, November 10, 1934; Manufactured by Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. (United States); USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 111.8 x 128.3 cm (44 in. x 50 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-814

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