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Drawing, Design for a Tureen and a Platter, 1740–48

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Thomas Germain. It is dated 1740–48 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen and brush with ink wash and sepia. 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

Sheet: 17.5.3 x 20.2 cm (6 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Reverse, written in pencil: "Zatelli."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tureen and a Platter, 1740–48; Designed by Thomas Germain ; France; graphite, pen and brush with ink wash and sepia; Sheet: 17.5.3 x 20.2 cm (6 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-160-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760 from the Alan & Simone Hartman Collection.

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