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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Chair and Armchair, 1930–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and Donald Deskey and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company. It is dated 1930–1935 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

36.2 x 30.8 cm (14 1/4 x 12 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper left image: V. & S. GUMWOOD NATURAL FINISH/ or LAC. Inscribed in red color pencil at lower right of upper left image: P Inscribed in graphite at lower left of upper right image: V. & S. WALNUT Inscribed in graphite at upper right of upper right image: out. Inscribed in graphite at lower right of upper right image: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chair and Armchair, 1930–1935; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company ; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 36.2 x 30.8 cm (14 1/4 x 12 1/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-582

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