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Office of:
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
Client:
Syma Cohen  Search this
Alfred Cohen  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on tracing paper, ruled border in graphite
Dimensions:
36.3 x 49.8 cm (14 5/16 x 19 5/8 in.), irregular
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
1934–35
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Furniture placement for sitting room (?) of Lady Esther Yacht. Double-door entrance on left wall. Two-seat sofa with box-frame on left side of right wall. Upholstered back and seat, slightly reclined back cushions. Flat armrest with curved underside in middle of sofa between two seats, extending from back. Shallow shelf behind sofa, turns to the right to enclose sofa and forms partition/wall of stairwell. At right of partition, three tubular railings extend horizontally from side and connect to floor at entrance to descending stairwell. Rectangular window on wall above stairwell, and window on wall above sofa. Windows with horizontal blinds.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1975-11-307
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f5bc1ca1-4331-4d93-a4f7-622175d5a914
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1975-11-307