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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

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Drawing, Rectangular Table/ Black Bakelite, Polished Chromium, 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was created by F. S. and from the office of Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite 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

24 x 30 cm (9 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Large stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY/COMM/STOCK 1638/MATERIALS/POL. CHR.BAKELITE/TOP/ DRAWN BY F.S./APPROVED BY D.D./DATE DEC.19./REVISED----/THESE DESIGNS ARE OUR PROPERTY AND/MUST BE RETURNED. THE COPY OF THEM/IS UNLAWFUL AND LIABLE TO PROSECUTION/DRAWING/103314/SCALE/SKETCH/RECORD OF PRINTS/DATE|NO|SENT TO

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: TABLE/POL. CHROMIUM/BLK BAKELITE TOP.; in red pencil, center right: #1638P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Rectangular Table/ Black Bakelite, Polished Chromium, 1930s; F. S. ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 24 x 30 cm (9 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1025

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