1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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
Contemporary Art after 1950
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.