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1971

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Stairs Teapot, 1971

This is a teapot. It was designed by Lino Sabattini and manufactured by Sabattini Argenteria S.p.A.. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silver-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Arthur D. Liu. It is credited Gift of Arthur D. Liu.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.7 x 16.5 x 10.3 cm (5 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On side, bottom (stamped?): "Lino Sabattini" (signature), above: "COMPONIBILE S/29 COLLEZIONE SABATTINI BRAGNANO ITALY". On underside of base: logo (S (?) in circle)/"SABATTINI/ITALY"

Cite this object as

Stairs Teapot, 1971; Designed by Lino Sabattini (b. 1925); Italy; silver-plated metal; H x W x D: 12.7 x 16.5 x 10.3 cm (5 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.); Gift of Arthur D. Liu; 2008-37-2

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