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97/210/1 Tea and coffee set, 'Tea and coffee piazza', comprising a teapot, coffeepot, sugar bowl, creamer and a presentation case, sterling silver / gilt / enamel / glass, designed by Aldo Rossi, made by Alessi SPA, Milan, Italy, 1997
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Object statement
Tea and coffee set, 'Tea and coffee piazza', comprising a teapot, coffeepot, sugar bowl, creamer and a presentation case, sterling silver / gilt / enamel / glass, designed by Aldo Rossi, made by Alessi SPA, Milan, Italy, 1997
Designed by Aldo Rossi in 1983.

Made by Alessi SPA in Milan in 1997.

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Description
Tea and coffee set, "Tea and coffee piazza", comprising a teapot, coffeepot, sugar bowl, creamer and a presentation case, sterling silver / gilt / brass / enamel / glass, designed by Aldo Rossi, made by Alessi SPA, Milan, Italy, 1997.

A silver tea and coffee set comprising a teapot, coffeepot, sugar bowl and a creamer, all presented in an architectural, rectangular case with clear glass walls and blue enamelled pedimental top, set with a round clock, at the front, roof of copper treated with a surface patination. Both tea and coffee pots of tapering cylindrical forms (coffeepot taller) extending at the rim into wide, blue-enamelled bands below a narrow silver 'galleria'; both with triangular spouts, angular ribbon handles and conical lids topped with glass-ball finials. The tall, cylindrical sugar bowl with a dome-shaped lid with the same finial, and a long, flat handle teaspoon. The short cylindrical creamer with spout and handle of the same form.

Designed: Rossi, Aldo;

Made: Alessi; Italy; 1997
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97/210/1

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased with funds donated by Alitalia, 1997

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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+ Metalworking
+ Italian Design
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