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Drawing, The Elevation of a Silver or Silver Gilt Tureen, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gouache, watercolor on off-white 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

Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Strasburg lily over J H (symbol--see card for exact representation) Z.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Elevation of a Silver or Silver Gilt Tureen, ca. 1750; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gouache, watercolor on off-white laid paper; Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6003

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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