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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Dining Table, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 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

34.9 x 48 cm (13 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Small Deskey stamp in red in lower right corner: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57TH STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite lower right quadrant: SCALE 1'=1' (sic)-0"; at lower left: 11; on verso: lower right corner: Stow-Davies [sic]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Dining Table, 1929–1934; Manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34.9 x 48 cm (13 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1168

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