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Object Timeline

1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

  • You found it!

Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Center Drawer, Three Stacked Drawers-Left and Right-with Horizontal Rectangular Pulls, 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company and the design director was Donald Deskey. 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

27.2 × 37.7 cm (10 11/16 × 14 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black in in lower left hand corner: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed dimensions in graphite throughout. Inscribed in graphite: at lower left, specified materials; in lower right hand corner, STOW-DAVIS/ [Deskey #] 7796. Inscribed in red colored pencil at lower right, P.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk: Seating at Center, Center Drawer, Three Stacked Drawers-Left and Right-with Horizontal Rectangular Pulls, 1930s; Manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 27.2 × 37.7 cm (10 11/16 × 14 13/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1764

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