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Italian silver five-piece "coffee and tea piazza", designed by Michael Graves for Alessi, Limited edition, designed 1983
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
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360
Italian silver five-piece "coffee and tea piazza", designed by Michael Graves for Alessi, Limited edition, designed 1983
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Italian silver five-piece "coffee and tea piazza", designed by Michael Graves for Alessi, Limited edition, designed 1983
comprising a Teapot, Coffee Pot, Creamer, covered Sugar Bowl with matching Sugar Spoon, and two-handled Tray, the square bodies with fluted sides and raised on resin plinths, the shoulders applied with blue enameled spheres and the ivory-colored resin handles terminating in matching blue spheres, the conical covers with blue hemispherical finials, the circular tray with glass base, the rod sides dotted with blue enamel spheres
marked on bases, numbered 51/99 and stamped 1991, rim of tray not marked 925
height of coffee pot 9 7/8 in.; diameter of tray 16 1/8 in.
25 cm; 41 cm
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Catalogue Note

"It was silver-coated architectural theory that you could use for pouring coffee" - Max Protetch, New York gallerist who showed the collection. Michael Graves version was the best-selling design.

Important Americana

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New York