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Artist:
Filippo Marchionni, Italian, 1732–1805  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and gray watercolor on paper
Type:
ornament
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1750–75
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for upper part of a frame. The frieze is at left; it has a broken pediment above, with a fire burning in a bowl upon a high pedestal in the center. Upon the lower part of the cornice is a dolphin, whose body is curved and reaches the handle of the bowl. Some accounting figures.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-1291
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-1291