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1925

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1945

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Drawing, Desk with Cabinets, ca. 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and Donald Deskey Associates. It is dated ca. 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite support: tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.5 x 37.4 cm (13 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.) Loss, LR corner

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower left: WOOD COMB/MAHOGANY OR ACACIA & EBONIZED MAPLE OR/DARK STAINED STRAIGHT GRAINED WOODS Inscribed dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Desk with Cabinets, ca. 1930s; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite support: tracing paper; 33.5 x 37.4 cm (13 3/16 x 14 3/4 in.) Loss, LR corner; Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-751

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