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Design for a Lantern on a Gondola

Artist
Unknown, Italian
Date
mid-18th century
Type
lighting
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
Medium
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on cream laid paper
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number
1901-39-1001
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
A domes lantern on a stand. Four sides with scrolling corbels. A hemisphere with shell above each pane of glass. Candles visible within.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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made in
Italy