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1934

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, Designs for Two Andirons, 1934–1935

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated 1934–1935 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 and catalogued by Dr. Gail Davidson and Rachel Hunnicutt. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

33.6 x 37 cm (13 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY / 501 MADISON AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: [check mark]; in graphite, center left: #6378 / POLISHED CHROME & OXIDIZED BLK / ON BRASS - / ON STEEL -; in graphite, center right:#6379 / POLISHED CHROME; in graphite, lower left: 6379 [encircled]; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2" = 1'-0"; in graphite, lower right: [circle]; in red color pencil, lower right: P P; in graphite, lower right: 6378 / 6378 [encircled]; in graphite, script, lower right: former 8098 / " 8099

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Two Andirons, 1934–1935; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.6 x 37 cm (13 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-8

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