Designer Stanley Tigerman, American, 1930 - 2019
Manufacturer Alessi, S.p.a., Italian, founded 1921
  • Milk Jug
  • Tea and Coffee Piazza (series title)
Date 1983
Medium silver plate
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/8 × 3 1/2 × 6 3/8 inches (13 × 8.9 × 16.2 cm)
Credit Line 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
Accession Number 1986.30.3
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
Not On View
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. 12, 30, 62-65 (ill.).

Hellman, Mimi. “Making Coffee at Home in America: Episodes in the Cultural History of Design.” In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman, and Hope Saska. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, pp. 117–118, fig. 4 (ill.).