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1942

  • Work on this object began.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for a Covered Bowl

This is a drawing. It was designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat. It is dated designed 1942 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is pen and black ink, brown ink [?], 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.

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Its dimensions are

52.8 X 37.7 cm (20 13/16 X 14 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp: in black ink at center right: 232

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower center: ECUELLE/DIAMETRE 24 cms 1/2/HAUTEUR TOTALE 18 cms 1/2; at lower right: JEAN PUIFORCAT/42.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Covered Bowl; Designed by Jean Elysée Puiforcat (French, 1897–1945); France; pen and black ink, brown ink [?], graphite on cream tracing paper; 52.8 X 37.7 cm (20 13/16 X 14 7/8 in.); Gift of John Finguerra in memory of his brother Jim Finguerra; 1995-164-75

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