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Drawing, Designs for Four Coffee Pots

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Ettore Sottsass. It is dated February 14, 1985. Its medium is graphite on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

  • Pitcher
  • pewter.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-106

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Drop Cream Pitcher
  • molded and glazed porcelain.
  • Gift of Rosenthal Glas und Porzellan AG.
  • 1985-3-11
  • Ovio Pitcher
  • crystal glass, silicone.
  • Gift of Bruno Danese snc.
  • 1986-36-8

Its dimensions are

29.6 x 19.7 cm (11 5/8 x 7 3/4 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, recto lower left of center: Delhi / 14 . 2. 85

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.

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