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Drawing, Design for a Candlestick, Cup, and Vase

This is a drawing. It was designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

18.9 x 25.3 cm (7 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, three stamps: Cooper Union Museum, New York, 457e

It is inscribed

In pen and brown ink, lower left: J. C. D.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Candlestick, Cup, and Vase; Designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and wash on white laid paper; 18.9 x 25.3 cm (7 7/16 x 9 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-66

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