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Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 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 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

33.2 x 37.5 cm (13 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Stamp in black ink at lower right: DONALD DESKEY/ 145 WEST 57TH STREET/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper right: BED A6 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: K./ 9/30/33 Inscribed in graphite at lower left: V. & S. 10/17/33 Inscribed dimensions Inscribed in graphite at lower right: (a check)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chest of Drawers, 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.2 x 37.5 cm (13 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-635

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