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Design for a Silver and Crystal Compote

A crystal bowl with scalloped edges rests on three silver dolphins, which appear as if on the crest of a waterfall (probaly also intended to be executed in crystal). Silver base, with scalloped edges, resting on ball feet.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council...

Pen and black ink, brush and wash on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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