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1935

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Drawing, Design for a Humidor and Pipe Holder

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated 1935 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, yellow and white pastel (recto and verso), graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. John Finguerra. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

29.3 x 60.1 cm (11 9/16 x 23 11/16 inches

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower right: POT À TABAC-SUPPORT-PIPES/BAGUES SUPPORT PIPES IVOIRE/BOUTON PRISE COUVERCLE-d°-; to right: J.P./35; to right of rim: HAUTEUR/COUVERCLE; at lower right of humidor: (square root sign) ø; in graphite to right of body: Cette partie doit-elle être de bois??

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Humidor and Pipe Holder; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; pen and black ink, yellow and white pastel (recto and verso), graphite on cream tracing paper; 29.3 x 60.1 cm (11 9/16 x 23 11/16 inches; Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-3

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