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Designer:
Jacques Valentin Fontaine, French, active 1740 – 1760  Search this
Publisher:
François Chéreau, the younger, French, 1717 – 1755  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
1742–55
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Design for a liturgical lectern decorated with rococo motifs. The top features an eagle standing on a globe with three fleurs-de-lys, flanked by palm leaves and putti heads with wings. The stand of the lectern features fleurons, rosettes, strapwork, c-scrolls, scrolling acanthus leaves, and talons as supports on a base. The plate is numbered and titled.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-309-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41d62e939-9068-46d6-93bf-8fb64c4aceff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-309-5