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Print, Designs for Chocolate Cups, Plate 1 from 1st Cahier d'Ornemens et Fleurs, 1780–90

This is a Print. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Fay. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Hot Chocolate, I Love You So.

This object was donated by Catharine Oglesby. It is credited Gift of Catharine Oglesby.

Its dimensions are

46 x 29.7 cm (18 1/8 x 11 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In plate, lower left corner: designer's name

Cite this object as

Print, Designs for Chocolate Cups, Plate 1 from 1st Cahier d'Ornemens et Fleurs, 1780–90; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Fay (active 1780 – 1790); France; engraving on off-white laid paper; 46 x 29.7 cm (18 1/8 x 11 11/16 in.); Gift of Catharine Oglesby; 1958-120-11

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