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Tea and Coffee Piazza

Six pieces: Coffee pot: square section body with festooned sides, and four support bases likewise square sectioned with festooned sides. Top corners have four little spheres in blue lacquered aluminum. Truncated pyramidal feet in black bakelite. Truncated conical lid with knob composed of...

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Provenance

Purchased by Mrs. Farago from Donna Schneier Fine Arts, New York, 02/12/1991

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

American, 1983

Place of Manufacture

Omegna, Italy

Dimensions

Tray - Overall: 7 x 41 cm (2 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.) Coffee pot - Overall: 26.5 x 12 cm (10 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1298.1-5

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver with lacquer, aluminum, Bakelite, and mock ivory

Collections

Contemporary Art

Classifications

Silver hollowware