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Atomic Espresso Maker, Patented in Italy 1946; this model ca. 1965

This is a Espresso maker. It was designed by Robbiati and manufactured by Brevetti Robbiati. It is dated Patented in Italy 1946; this model ca. 1965 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is aluminum, brass, molded plastic, bakelite. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin.

  • Bulb Lamp, 1966
  • mold-blown glass, chrome-plated metal, incandescent bulb.
  • Gift of Ingo Maurer.
  • 2008-16-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

a, c/e overall) 22.5h x 21.2w x 21d cm (8 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.) b) 8h x 18.5w x 13.3d cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Atomic Espresso Maker, Patented in Italy 1946; this model ca. 1965; Designed by Giordano Robbiati (Italian); Italy; aluminum, brass, molded plastic, bakelite; a, c/e overall) 22.5h x 21.2w x 21d cm (8 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.) b) 8h x 18.5w x 13.3d cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Neil Sellin; 1999-3-1-a/e

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