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Drawing, Silver Centerpiece, 1498

This is a Drawing. It was created by Wenzel von Olmütz and attributions: Israhel van Meckenem. It is dated 1498 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown wash support: white laid paper, cut out and laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden.

Its dimensions are

41.8 x 24.6 cm (16 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.) Mount: 47.0 x 30.5 Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: partially visible horn, in mount

Cite this object as

Drawing, Silver Centerpiece, 1498; Wenzel von Olmütz ; Germany; pen and brown ink, brown wash support: white laid paper, cut out and laid down; 41.8 x 24.6 cm (16 7/16 x 9 11/16 in.) Mount: 47.0 x 30.5 Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Marie Torrance Hadden; 1944-9-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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