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Drawing, Design for a Salt or Pepper Cellar, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Pietro Belli. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite 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

22.1 × 34.9 cm (8 11/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Salt or Pepper Cellar, early 19th century; Designed by Pietro Belli (Italian, 1780–1828); Italy; pen and ink, graphite on paper; 22.1 × 34.9 cm (8 11/16 × 13 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-655

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