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Drawing, Design for a Ladle, ca. 1920–40

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black, green 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

34.6 x 35.1 cm (13 5/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, upper right: 280.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, center: LOUCHE ASORTISSANT BOL A PUNCH/LONGUEUR DU MACHINE 28 cms/DIAMETRE DE LA CUILLIER 9 cms; lower left: JEAN PUIFORCAT/43.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Ladle, ca. 1920–40; Mexico; pen and black, green ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; 34.6 x 35.1 cm (13 5/8 x 13 13/16 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-9

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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