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1929

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Conference Table, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Stow-Davis Furniture Company. It is dated 1929–1934 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, red color pencil 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

33.9 x 38 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: DONALD DESKEY / 145 WEST 57TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: 3 [encircled] S-D; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: 7796 [encircled]; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite on verso, lower right: Stow-Davies; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Conference Table, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; 33.9 x 38 cm (13 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1377

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