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Designer:
Giovacchino Belli, Italian, 1756 - 1822  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, yellow watercolor, graphite on cream laid paper
Dimensions:
48.5 × 33.8 cm (19 1/8 × 13 5/16 in.)
Type:
tableware designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Rome, Italy
Date:
ca. 1810
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Vertical rectangle. Design for bottle cooler, glasses, and tray. At the bottom, a base with a moulding and a dado on which is displayed eagles which are connected by festoons. The eagles support the spherical bottom of the tray, which has an arched railing. On it stands on a fluted pedestal a cooler similar to that depicted in 1938-88-659: curved legs with female masks on top rise from a base with a wave motif. They are held together by a band, and the bands are connected by another band and by vine festoons. The body has the shape of part of an egg. Arched railing on top. Two glasses flank the pedestal.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-658
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/kq4298fb696-ea78-4d83-a14b-8cf3dad16403
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-658