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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1988

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Table Lamp, 1930s

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Donald Deskey. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is graphite, brown color pencil, red color pencil; ruled border in graphite. 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

31.5 x 36.7 cm (12 3/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Smalll stamp in red ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/145 WEST 57th STREET/NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite,lower center: PLAN; lower left, 8;lower right quadrant: SCALE 3" 1'-0"; lower right corner, #7079; in red color pencil, lower right: P

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Table Lamp, 1930s; Designed by Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); USA; graphite, brown color pencil, red color pencil; ruled border in graphite; 31.5 x 36.7 cm (12 3/8 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-839

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