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Drawing, Armchair, Wood, Upholstered, September 30, 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K. and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company, Kroehler Manufacturing Co. and K.. It is dated September 30, 1933 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

28.8 x 36.7 cm (11 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: Donald Deskye/145 West 57th Street/New York City

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper margin, right: LIGHT CHAIR Inscribed in red color pencil at upper right: V. & S Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite circled at lower left: 2 Inscribed dimensions, instructions Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Armchair, Wood, Upholstered, September 30, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 28.8 x 36.7 cm (11 5/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-294

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