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Drawing, Design for a table with decorated base

This is a drawing. It was designed by Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and black and grey wash, pen and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

12.1 × 12.2 cm (4 3/4 × 4 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a table with decorated base; Designed by Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; brush and black and grey wash, pen and black ink on paper; 12.1 × 12.2 cm (4 3/4 × 4 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-2091

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