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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

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Drawing, Design for Reversible End Table with Drawer and Shelf, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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 and catalogued by RKR, Rachel Hunnicutt and Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.5 x 37.6 cm (13 3/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: REVERSIBLE - ONE END / LEFT OR RIGHT; in graphite, lower right: OTHER END; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2" =1'—0"; in graphite, lower right: # / 8281 [encircled]; in graphite, lower right margin: SUITE 7389 SOFA; in graphite: object dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Reversible End Table with Drawer and Shelf, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.5 x 37.6 cm (13 3/16 x 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1340

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