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Deskey Desk Machine Age Desk

$15,000

About

Rare desk in walnut and banded copper-plated aluminum, designed by Donald Deskey and produced by Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Company, circa 1929. A strong statement of Machine Age aesthetics, rare to the market. Ref: David Hanks, "Donald Deskey: Decorative Designs and Interiors," and Jonathan Woodman, "Twentieth Century Ornament." This example sold at Phillips New York "20-21st century Design Art," May 24, 2005, lot 67.

Details

  • Creator
    Donald Deskey (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27 in. (68.58 cm)Width: 44 in. (111.76 cm)Depth: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1929
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In fine condition: the walnut has been refinished; the metal shows minor wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU8285826485

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $465 White Glove Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 4-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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