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Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Salad Bowl, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory and possibly by Jacques-François Micaud. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and ink, black chalk on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

45.9 × 34.1 cm (18 1/16 × 13 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: D C BLAUW, similar to Churchill 328; Stamp in black ink, verso, Lugt 457d: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: N°. 6. hauteur d'un Saladier. uni que grandeur.; lower left edge, vertically: N°. 6. Saladier uni que Grandeur. 48".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Salad Bowl, ca. 1775; Possibly by Jacques-François Micaud (French, ca.1732–1811); France; brush and watercolor, pen and ink, black chalk on cream laid paper; 45.9 × 34.1 cm (18 1/16 × 13 7/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8311

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