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Drawing, Design for Golf Trophy Cup, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated 1934 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is in pen in black ink, yellow color pencil, white chalk, graphite, on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. John Finguerra. It is credited Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra.

  • Trophy, 1923
  • silver, lapis lazuli, rock crystal, enamel, marble.
  • Lent by Chrysler Museum of Art, Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., 78.245.
  • 46.2016.1

Its dimensions are

41.3 X 26.4 cm (16 1/4 X 10 3/8 in.)

It is signed

In graphite, lower right: J.P./34

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at center: COUPE DE GOLF; to the right: PANNEAU ET BANDE VERMEIL/QUATRE BALLES GOLF AU PIED -; in graphite at lower right: [square root sign] 3; lower, far right: R [square root sign] 2 dans [timmed], on left side of bowl: [square root sign] 3.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Golf Trophy Cup, 1934; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; in pen in black ink, yellow color pencil, white chalk, graphite, on cream tracing paper; 41.3 X 26.4 cm (16 1/4 X 10 3/8 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-40

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