Coffee and Tea Service, 1983

  • Alessi, S.p.a., Italian, founded 1921
  • Richard Meier, American, born 1934

Silver plate and ivory

  • Overall (approx): 9 3/8 × 23 × 16 1/8 inches (23.8 × 58.4 × 41 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council, James Pearson Duffy Fund, Lenora and Alfred Glancy Foundation Fund, Modern Decorative Arts and Sculpture Fund, Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Macauley, Jr. Fund

V2015.17

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Plate
  • Ivory
  • Silver
  • Tableware
  • Coffee service
  • Tea service

1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Tea and Coffee Piazza. Exh. cat., Officina Alessi and Max Protetch Gallery. New York, 1983, pp. 19, 27, 46-49 (ill.).

Courtesy of Max Protetch Gallery Contact: Max Protetch Gallery 511 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011 Phone: 212-633-6999, Fax: 212-691-4342

Richard Meier; Alessi, S.p.a., Coffee and Tea Service, 1983, silver plate and ivory. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council, James Pearson Duffy Fund, et al., V2015.17.