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DONALD DESKEY (1894 - 1989); SCHMIEG, HUNGATE & KOTZIAN, INC.

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DONALD DESKEY (1894 - 1989); SCHMIEG, HUNGATE & KOTZIAN, INC.

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

Game table commissioned for a Gramercy Park speakeasy, New York, 1930
Nickeled brass, laminate, Bakelite, enameled steel
Marked SH&K 4688 6071
30" x 30" sq.
Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, NY

One pull-out tray is difficult to maneuver and pulls all the way out. One shallow chip (1/2" x 1/2") to top edge of laminate. Some shallow dents to inset top. Some light nickel loss revealing brass underneath evenly throughout. Light to moderate enamel loss to legs. Original screw-in feet are stripped but present.



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