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1927

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1939

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Floor Lamp, ca. 1933

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey. It is dated ca. 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

33.8 x 37.1 cm (13 5/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: COMBINATION / BRONZE, MARBLE & ALABASTER; in graphite, lower center: OK; in graphite, lower center: 1 3/4"; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1 1/2" [crossed out]=1'-0" / 1" = 1'; in graphite: dimensions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Floor Lamp, ca. 1933; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33.8 x 37.1 cm (13 5/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-810

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