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1944

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1993

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Drawing, Design for Creamer, for Castleton

This is a drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated May 31, 1944 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eva Zeisel. It is credited Gift of Eva Zeisel.

  • Creamer (Austria)
  • nickel-plated brass, wood.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.
  • 1967-85-4-r

Its dimensions are

54.5 x 37 cm (21 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Designer's stamp printed in brown ink at lower right: eva s. zeisel industrial design/431 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK CITY; see inscription

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with measurements; in designer's stamp: May 31, 1944;creamer; 1684

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Creamer, for Castleton; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 54.5 x 37 cm (21 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-1

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