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Drawing, Design for Censer and Incense Holder with Alternative Suggestions, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Luigi Righetti. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and yellow, brown wash, graphite on light blue 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.

  • LAPIS Necklace
  • ground jade mixed and cast with acrylic resin, gold.
  • 2016-34-90

Its dimensions are

45.5 × 53.7 cm (17 15/16 × 21 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: [V]ANDER LEY with Strasburg bend and lily, bending to the left, similar to Churchill 433

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Censer and Incense Holder with Alternative Suggestions, early 19th century; Designed by Luigi Righetti (Italian, 1780 - 1819); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and yellow, brown wash, graphite on light blue laid paper; 45.5 × 53.7 cm (17 15/16 × 21 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-629

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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