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Drawing, Design for Sideboard

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey and drafted by K. and manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company and Kroehler Manufacturing Co.. It is dated September 30, 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 x 37.4 cm (13 x 14 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon, upper right: DiN - A 5; inscribed in graphite, lower left: K. 9/30/33; in graphite, lower left: V. & S. 10/17/33; in graphite, lower left: NOTE: ASPEN TOPS & FRONTS–MAPLE SOLID PARTS / OAK INTERIORS.; in red crayon, lower left: STRAIGHT [over crossed-out Aspen] STRIPE WALNUT [referring to tops and fronts] & HIGHLY FIG. BUTT WALNUT; in red crayon, lower left: V. & S. #2020; in graphite, lower right: SCALE 1"=1'-0"; in red color pencil, lower right: P; in graphite, lower right: # / 7515 [circled]; in graphite: dimensions, materials

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Sideboard; Office of Donald Deskey (American, 1894–1989); Drafted by K.; Manufactured by Valentine-Seaver Company, Kroehler Manufacturing Co.; USA; graphite on tracing paper; 33 x 37.4 cm (13 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1988-101-919

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