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Drawing, Design for a Hot Water Kettle, ca. 1920–40

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated ca. 1920–40 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is 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.

Its dimensions are

40.3 X 37 cm (15 7/8 X 14 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at upper right: ouverture; at lower right: bois; pied [erased?]/4 patins ivoire [erased]?/a peu pres invisibls; at lower left: 2.145

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Hot Water Kettle, ca. 1920–40; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; graphite on cream tracing paper; 40.3 X 37 cm (15 7/8 X 14 9/16 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-60

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