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Drawing, Water Pitcher for Castleton, April 4, 1944

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eva Zeisel. It is dated April 4, 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.

Its dimensions are

Mat (irregular): 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.) 39 x 41.5 cm (15 3/8 x 16 5/16 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: April 4 1944;Water Pitcher; 1386

Cite this object as

Drawing, Water Pitcher for Castleton, April 4, 1944; Designed by Eva Zeisel (American, b. Hungary, 1906–2011); USA; graphite on tracing paper; Mat (irregular): 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.) 39 x 41.5 cm (15 3/8 x 16 5/16 in.); Gift of Eva Zeisel; 1993-11-7

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