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1940

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1950

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Drawing, Design for Milk Pitcher, 1940–50

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated 1940–50 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.

Its dimensions are

41.9 x 34.1 cm (16 1/2 x 13 7/16 in)

It has the following markings

Designer's stamp printed in red ink, lower left margin: eva s. zeisel industrial design/431 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with measurements; in designer's stamp: MILK PITCHER 1 LITER; in ink on gummed lable on verso: maxi [--] for [----]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Milk Pitcher, 1940–50; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 41.9 x 34.1 cm (16 1/2 x 13 7/16 in); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-27

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