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Design for a Crystal Urn with Silver Mounts

Joseph Anton Seethaler IIc. 1827-1835

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Ovoidal carved glass urn, with a circular base and tall neck, decorated with spiral fluting. Silver handles terminating in roosters' heads, and attached at their bases to a band of grapevine encircling the body of the object. Signed pen and black ink, lower right: J. Seethaler.

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  • Title: Design for a Crystal Urn with Silver Mounts
  • Creator: Joseph Anton Seethaler II
  • Date Created: c. 1827-1835
  • Signed: Signed in black ink, lower right: J. Seethaler
  • Dimensions: 47.3 x 37.5 cm (18 5/8 x 14 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and wash, green water color on paper

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