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Drawing, Design for a Saltcellar, 1524–46

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giulio Romano. It is dated 1524–46 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Jean Léon Decloux. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Its dimensions are

7.2 x 14 cm (2 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp of J. Richardson Sr. (Lugt 2184) very faint, in right bottom corner. Stamp of Earl Spencer, similar to Lugt 1531 written with ink on reverse "no 42".

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Drawing, Design for a Saltcellar, 1524–46; Designed by Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499–1546); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper; 7.2 x 14 cm (2 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-35-b

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