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1941

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1995

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for a Teapot

This is a drawing. It is dated October 1941 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; verso: white and yellow pastel. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

  • Creamer (Germany)
  • glass.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisition Endowment.
  • 1987-8-5

Its dimensions are

23.4 x 24.8 cm (9 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: 45 [smeared]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: THEIERE (C)/DIAMETRE 12 cms/HAUTEUR 12 cms 75; lower right: JEAN PUIFORCAT/10-41.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Teapot; Mexico; pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; verso: white and yellow pastel; 23.4 x 24.8 cm (9 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-72

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