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Office of:
Donald Deskey Associates, New York, New York, USA  Search this
Donald Deskey, (American, 1894–1989)  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on tracing paper
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, NY, USA
Date:
ca. 1936
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for a radio and phonograph cabinet with record storage space and speaker compartment. At lower left, front elevation section shows rectilinear object in Macassar ebony set into asymmetrical base of black lacquer. Sliding panel on top accessed by polished chrome pull reveals Victrola; at upper right is the radio compartment; at lower left, vertically divided record storage accessed by folding doors; and at lower right, space for loud speakers and acoustical labyrinth. Also shown in plan and front and side elevations.
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Deskey
Accession Number:
1988-101-1753
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/kq4242ea6ba-089a-4a42-9d23-3701e7c11eaf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-101-1753