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1933

  • 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 Etched Mirror Top Dining Table, 1933–34

This is a Drawing. It was overseen (as design director) by Donald Deskey and from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1933–34 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

28.3 x 39.1 cm (11 1/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Later stamp in black ink, center right: DONALD DESKEY / ASSOCIATES

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"—1'–0"; in graphite: dimensions, materials (including ETCHED MIRROR, BRUSHED CHROMIUM, THUYA BURL, and REFLECTOR)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Etched Mirror Top Dining Table, 1933–34; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.3 x 39.1 cm (11 1/8 x 15 3/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-1872

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