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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Elevation of a fountain", ca. 1790

type: Drawing

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Below is a plinth. An obelisk rises from pedestal consisting of several parts. It is flanked by two crowned griffins shown in profile. Water pours into lateral basins. First, their moldings continued at the pedestal but were erased afterwards. On top is a sphere with a point.



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