DONALD DESKEY (1894 - 1989); SCHMIEG, HUNGATE & KOTZIAN, INC.
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
Sale Price: $8,750
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
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.