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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

  • You found it!

Drawing, Chest: Four Drawers, Round Knobs-Left and Right, 1930–35

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated 1930–35 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

(irregular): 29.2 × 36.8 cm (11 1/2 × 14 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink:: at center, DONALD DESKEY/ ASSOCIATES; at lower right, DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed: in red pencil at lower left, K (or R) # /1020; lower right, P; in graphite at lower right, [Deskey #] 7240, dimensions.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chest: Four Drawers, Round Knobs-Left and Right, 1930–35; Manufactured by Kroehler Manufacturing Co. ; USA; graphite, red color pencil on tracing paper; (irregular): 29.2 × 36.8 cm (11 1/2 × 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1790

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