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Drawing, Design for a Fork and Two Spoons, late 16th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated late 16th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of black chalk or charcoal on off-white laid paper, lined. 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

21.7 x 18.8 cm (8 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Fork and Two Spoons, late 16th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over traces of black chalk or charcoal on off-white laid paper, lined; 21.7 x 18.8 cm (8 9/16 x 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7848

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