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Drawing, Design for a Cocktail Spoon, June 1941

This is a Drawing. It is dated June 1941 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

Its dimensions are

37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, stamped in black ink upside down, center left: 75

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: CUILLER A COCKTAILS / LONGUEUR TOTALE 30 cms; lower left: JEAN PUIFORCAT/6.41.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Cocktail Spoon, June 1941; Mexico; pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper; 37.6 x 24.8 cm (14 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-13

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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