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Donald Deskey Rare Desk and Chair


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.


  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1930
  • Period
  • 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

    H 27 in. x W 44 in. x D 24 in.

    H 68.58 cm x W 111.76 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    New York, NY
  • Seller reference number
    40 DD 01
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference number

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