KAZUMASA YAMASHITA (b.1937)
VAT rate of 20% is payable on hammer price and buy… Read more CRAFTING POSTMODERNISM: Precious metalwork by Alessi and Cleto Munari The 1980s inaugurated a new chapter in product design, as independent craft-based manufacturers, primarily Italian, sought to encourage a new generation of Postmodernist taste-makers to apply their aesthetic rigour to luxury domestic or personal products. Pioneered by companies such as Alessi and Cleto Munari, who offered stylistic liberty and precision manufacture to internationally-renowned designers and architects, the personality and marketing of the designed object was to be changed forever.
KAZUMASA YAMASHITA (b.1937)

PIAZZA TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, DESIGNED 1984-1985

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KAZUMASA YAMASHITA (b.1937)
PIAZZA TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE, DESIGNED 1984-1985
produced in an edition of ninety-nine by Alessi, comprising tea pot, coffee pot, covered milk jug, covered sugar pot, spoon and tray, silver
tea pot 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high; tray 19¾ x 6¼ (50 x 6 cm.)
stamped designer, manufacturer and Italian assay marks, numbered 11/99, 1985 (6)
Literature
A. Bangert, K. Armer (eds.), 80s Style: Designs of a Decade, New York, 1990, p.132 (example illustrated).
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