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Drawing, Designs for Teapot, Trays and Salt Shaker, ca. 1928

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Ilonka Karasz. It is dated ca. 1928 and we acquired it in 2006. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Historical Design Inc. and fund: General Acquisitions Endowment and catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 9 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Pepper Shaker
  • wood.
  • Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson.
  • 1981-13-46

Its dimensions are

35.7 x 42.8 cm (14 1/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right edge: Salt + pepper/ casarole/candle stick; 3" high 8 diam.; Butter/[crossed out word]/ pl(?) (???); in graphite, lower right: 33

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Teapot, Trays and Salt Shaker, ca. 1928; Designed by Ilonka Karasz (American, b. Hungary, 1896–1981); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 35.7 x 42.8 cm (14 1/16 x 16 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2006-16-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Looking Forward/ Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th- and 21st-Century Design.

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