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Coffee and Tea Service, 1983

  • Alessi, S.p.a., Italian, founded 1921
  • Robert Venturi, American, born 1925

Silver, gold plate, and ebony

  • Overall (approx): 8 3/4 × 16 5/8 × 14 inches (22.2 × 42.2 × 35.6 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

V2015.19

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. 10, 31, 70-73 (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

Robert Venturi; Alessi, S.p.a., Coffee and Tea Service, 1983, silver, gold plate, and ebony. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council, James Pearson Duffy Fund, et al., V2015.19.