Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1936
This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and manufactured by Stow-Davis Furniture Company and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 1936 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
It is credited
Gift of Donald Deskey.
Its dimensions are
(irregular): 26.8 × 35.8 cm (10 9/16 × 14 1/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: WOOD COMB. / ORIENTAL OR CIRCASSIAN-WALNUT ON FRONT & SIDES & TOP / BLACK LACQUER POSTS & LEGS / POL. CHROMIUM SHOES & TOP EDGE & PULLS; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: STOW-DAVIS; in graphite: dimensions, view
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for Desk, ca. 1936; Design Director: Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; (irregular): 26.8 × 35.8 cm (10 9/16 × 14 1/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1775