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Drawing, Design for a Coffee Pot, October 1941

This is a Drawing. It is dated October 1941 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; verso: white and yellow pastel. 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

43 x 29.2 cm (16 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, center right: 44

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower center: CAFETIERE (C)/DIAMETRE 10 cms/HAUTEUR 14 cms 1/2; lower center right: JEAN PUIFORCAT/10.41; right of the handle: IVOIRE; right of the coffeepot: VERMEIL; in graphite, lower right: hormas de falsos con clave; lower left: [mathematical notations].

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Coffee Pot, October 1941; Mexico; pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; verso: white and yellow pastel; 43 x 29.2 cm (16 15/16 x 11 1/2 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-70

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