Sleek Art Deco Side Table by Donald Deskey - Circa Late 1920's
Rare Donald Deskey American Art Deco Coffee or Occasional Table
Sleek Art Deco Side Table, designed by Donald Deskey for Ypsilanti Reed, circa late 1920's. This design was first exhibited by Deskey at the American Designer's Forum in 1928. Documented in the Donald Deskey book by Hanks & Toher, pgs. 89, 171 and in the At Home In Manhattan book, pg. 111. This is a rare early Deskey Art Deco table to find.
Made of chrome plated steel and two rectangular shelves of black ebonized wood with polished Bakelite wrapped tops supported by four flat sided curved legs. This small sleek and elegant table is a versatile size and could be used as a lamp table, end or side table, or night stand. Donald Deskey was a pioneer of the American Art Deco movement. Table is all original and shows minor signs of use consistent with age.
Measures approximately: 19.25" wide by 12" deep by 17.5" high