Teapot, 1983

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

Silver plate and ivory

  • Framed: Overall: 8 1/4 × 8 1/4 × 8 1/2 inches (21 × 21 × 21.6 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

1986.29.2

Department

Contemporary Art after 1950

  • Plate
  • Ivory
  • Silver
  • Tableware
  • Columns (architectural elements)
  • Teapot
  • Cylindrical

Provenance

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

Published References

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

Rights Status

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., Teapot, 1983, silver plate and ivory. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council, James Pearson Duffy Fund, et al., 1986.29.2.