Drawing, Cutlery Designs
This is a drawing. It was created by Pietro Belli. It is dated 1815–30 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite, pen, brush, ink. 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
Sheet: 43 x 30.9 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: Bottom part of a shield with a beehive.
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite beside the first server: GPB (rb'44)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Cutlery Designs; Pietro Belli (Italian, 1780–1828); Italy; graphite, pen, brush, ink; Sheet: 43 x 30.9 cm (16 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-5783
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.