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1910

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1945

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1995

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Drawing, Design fr a Coffeepot

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated ca. 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, brown ink, graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. John Finguerra. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

42.4 X 35.2 cm (16 11/16 X 13 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower center: CAFETIERE/2; at lower right: JEAN PUIFORCAT/SERVICE THE 2; in graphite at lower left: 1939 [possibly later?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design fr a Coffeepot; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; pen and black ink, brown ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; 42.4 X 35.2 cm (16 11/16 X 13 7/8 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-68

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