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Drawing, Design for a Coffee Urn, ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, black wash on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

40.5 x 30.9 cm (15 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in reddish ink, lower right: N 5

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Coffee Urn, ca. 1820; Germany; pen and black ink, brush and gray, black wash on wove paper; 40.5 x 30.9 cm (15 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-314

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