Water pitcher by Michael Graves for Alessi

Description

Rare Alessi water pitcher.

Designed by: Created in 1991 by American Architect Michael Graves (1934-2015), this water pitcher formed part of a Collection for Alessi which featured the iconic 9093 kettle with red bird whistle. In the early 1980s Graves was invited by Ettore Sottsass to join the Milan based postmodern Memphis Design Group.

Inspiration: 1980s post modernism, Memphis style

Fabrication: Polished Stainless steel, thermoplastic resin handle

Features: Alessi are the masters of Modern Italian cucina paraphernalia, often collected and displayed rather than used.

Design Consigned Stylist: Alberto Alessi continues to produce fun, functional and visually fascinating products. This ‘extinct’ Design is a piece to display and also use as a vase or for iced water with it’s blue thermo handle resisting heat and cold.

Design Consigned Collector: 20th century Design. High collector value. No longer in production. Authentic original, made in Italy by Alessi. Less often spotted piece from the Collection.

Stamp or Mark of authenticity: Alessi brand embossed

Purchase Verification: One owner 1995, minimal use, excellent.

DC Insider: Michael Graves was Professor of Architecture at Princetown University for 40 years

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Dimensions

H21cm D13cm CL200

Condition

4/5

$450.00

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