Online-Only Auction, 31 May - 7 June 2021

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R 4 690
Lot 1
An Italian silver electroplated 'Piazza' coffee service designed by Oscar Tusquets for Alessi, 1984

Lot Estimate
R 4 000 - 6 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 4 690

About this Item

An Italian silver electroplated 'Piazza' coffee service designed by Oscar Tusquets for Alessi, 1984


comprising: a coffee pot, a milk jug, covered sugar bowl and tray, each of abstract outline, the side incorporating a hook-shaped handle, the sugar bowl with pincered tri-form glass cover, the tray with three-quarter moulded gallery engraved with geometric pattern, the coffee pot handle with distress, dent, the tray 52cm wide

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Notes

This silver plated teapot was designed by Oscar Tusquets in 1983 for the “Tea & Coffee Piazza” project from Alessandro Mendini, started in 1979. 11 artists designed for this project. The designs were manufactured by handcraft techniques in an edition of 99 copies in 925/1000 silver. From 1984 the service by Oscar Tusquets was also available in a silver plated version.


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