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Drawing, Design for a Salt Cellar

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Luigi Righetti. It is dated 1795–1805 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 15.6 × 11.6 cm (6 1/8 × 4 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In ink, above: A In ink below: Saliere

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Salt Cellar; Designed by Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; H x W: 15.6 × 11.6 cm (6 1/8 × 4 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1162

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