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1950

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1999

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Drawing, Design for Coffee Pot

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Tommi Parzinger. It is dated 1950–70 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Donald Cameron.

  • Print, The Woman Taking Coffee
  • engraving, etching in blue, black and red ink over gold leaf, with additional....
  • Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn.
  • 2006-3-1
  • Teapot (Austria)
  • nickel-plated brass, wood.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.
  • 1967-85-4-s

Its dimensions are

38.1 x 49.5 cm (15 in. x 19 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, in a banner, lower right: COFFEE POT / DESIGNED BY / TOMMI / PARZINGER.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Coffee Pot; Designed by Tommi Parzinger (American, b. Germany, 1903–1981); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 38.1 x 49.5 cm (15 in. x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Cameron; 1998-19-38

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