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1940

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1950

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1993

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Print, Lid for General Mills/Eastern Metal, 1940–50

This is a Print. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated 1940–50 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is photo print on 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.

Its dimensions are

40 x 53 cm (15 3/4 x 20 7/8 in)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Designer's stamp in print at lower left: eva s. zeisel industrial design/ LID/431 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso: duplicets [sic]

Cite this object as

Print, Lid for General Mills/Eastern Metal, 1940–50; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; photo print on paper; 40 x 53 cm (15 3/4 x 20 7/8 in); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-17

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