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Drawing, Design for a Ewer with Handle in the Shape of a Lion

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1550–1600 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk, pen, ink, and wash on paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Various Donors. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

  • Print, Ewer with Handle
  • engraving on white laid paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1946-3-4

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.7 x 11.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Ewer with Handle in the Shape of a Lion; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk, pen, ink, and wash on paper.; H x W: 17.7 x 11.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-970

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