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Drawing, Design for a Ewer with Handle in the Shape of a Lion, ca. 1550–1600

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1550–1600 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk, pen, ink, and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.7 x 11.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Ewer with Handle in the Shape of a Lion, ca. 1550–1600; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk, pen, ink, and wash on paper; H x W: 17.7 x 11.3 cm (6 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-970

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