Donald Deskey Rare Desk and Chair

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Rare desk and chair designed by Deskey and produced by Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Corp. Walnut top and drawer boxes with copper plated steel supports and details. A very rare set that perfectly represents Deskey's design aesthetic from the early 1930s. Illustrated: Donald Deskey, Decorative Designs & History. Pgs. 89, 101 & 178, all show variations of the chair from this set.
Details
Creator
Donald Deskey (Designer), 
Ypsilanti Reed Furniture Corp (Maker)
Of the Period
Machine Age
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1930
Period
1930-1939
Condition
Good. Very good original condition. Wood has been touched up. Metal has been polished, but shows signs of wear..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
27 in. H x 44 in. W x 24 in. D
69 cm H x 112 cm W x 61 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU78567478443
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