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Designer:
Jean François Forty, active 1775 – 1790  Search this
Print Maker:
Augustin Nicolas Foin, French, 1726–c. 1759  Search this
Publisher:
Jacques-François Chéreau, French, 1742–1794  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
ca. 1780
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Third plate from a series of six designs for andirons. The andiron features a sphynx with a winged cupid on its back, who is holding a flaming torch, along with fleurons, snake and acanthus leaf ornament, and friezes along its base. The plate is numbered, lettered, and signed.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-532-3
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/kq4e9b981d0-e130-4acc-aa75-fd14b29190b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-532-3