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Print, Buirre pour les Évèque (Ewer for Bishops), plate 18, in Elements d'Orfevrerie (Elements of Goldsmithing), First Part, 1748

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre Germain and etched by Jean Jacques Pasquier. It is dated 1748 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on laid paper. 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.

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Its dimensions are

Sheet: 24.5 x 18.4 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.) Platemark: 19.8 x 13.7 cm (7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Pir Germain. in.; lower right: Pasquier. s

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: 18

Cite this object as

Print, Buirre pour les Évèque (Ewer for Bishops), plate 18, in Elements d'Orfevrerie (Elements of Goldsmithing), First Part, 1748; Designed by Pierre Germain (French, 1703 - 1783); France; etching on laid paper; Sheet: 24.5 x 18.4 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.) Platemark: 19.8 x 13.7 cm (7 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-313-18

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