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  • Provenance

    Donna Schneier Fine Arts, New York
    Acquired from the above, 1991

  • Literature

    Officina Alessi, Tea and Coffee Piazza, Italy, 1985, pp. 34-35 for drawings, pp. 36-37

63

"Piazza" tea and coffee service

designed 1984-1985, produced 1991
Silver, faux ivory, lacquered aluminum, Bakelite.
Tray: 16 1/8 in. (8.6 cm) diameter;
coffee pot: 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm) high

Comprising tray, teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl with spoon, and creamer. Produced by Alessi, Italy. Number 84 from the edition of 99. Each piece impressed with Italian assay marks, each vessel additionally impressed OFFICINA/ALESSI, with the designer's cipher, ITALY and incised 1991/ 84 / 99.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $10,625

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Ben Williams
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The Betty Lee and Aaron Stern Collection

New York 17 December 2013 10am