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Page from "The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director" 2nd edition.

This is a print from United Kingdom. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1921. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

etching on off-white laid paper

Its dimensions are

Overall: 44.8 x 28.5 cm (17 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Platemark: 35.2 x 22.5 cm (13 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: NoCXLIII; upper center: Pier Glass Frame.; lower left: T. Chippendale invt et del; lower center: Published according to Act of Parliment; lower right: M. Dary Sculp.

This object was engraved by Matthias Darly and published by J Haberkorn and designed by Thomas Chippendale

This object was donated by Advisory Council

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18282683/ |title=Print, "Design for Pier Glass Frame", 1755 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=26 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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