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1929

  • 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 Drawer Pull, 1929–1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1929–1934 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 and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson and Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

29.1 x 37 cm (11 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: DETAIL OF HANDLE / BLACK BAKELITE & CHROME; in graphite, lower left: DIMENSIONS AS INDICATED ON DETAIL OF EACH PIECE; in graphite, lower right: $ / 6104 [circled]; in graphite, lower right margin: 3; in graphite: dimensions and materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Drawer Pull, 1929–1934; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 29.1 x 37 cm (11 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-756

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