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1927

  • Work on this object began.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

Drawing, Design for Round Occasional Table with Ashtray, ca. 1927

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates and made for (as the client) Park Central Hotel. It is dated ca. 1927 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 Dr. Gail Davidson, RKR and Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

34 x 37.8 cm (13 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: PARK CENTRAL HOTEL; in graphite, lower right: 6255 [encircled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Round Occasional Table with Ashtray, ca. 1927; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 34 x 37.8 cm (13 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1384

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