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Drawing, Design for a Cocktail Spoon, June 1941

This is a Drawing. It is dated June 1941 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, stamped in black ink upside down, center left: 75

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: CUILLER A COCKTAILS / LONGUEUR TOTALE 30 cms; lower left: JEAN PUIFORCAT/6.41.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cocktail Spoon, June 1941; Mexico; pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; 37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-13

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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