13 June 2008
LINO SABATTINI (b. 1925)
A Four-Piece Silver-Plated Metal Coffee and Tea Service with Tray, designed 1956
with caned handles, executed by Christofle, comprising teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl and creamer
coffee pot: 8¾ in. (22.1 cm.) high, tray: 19 3/8 in. (49.2 cm.) wide, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep
each piece stamped Gallia France Prod. Christofle (5)
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cf. A. Bony, Les Années 50, Paris, 1982, p. 355.
A. Bangert, Italienisches Möbeldesign, Munich, 1985, p. 170.
M. Eidelberg, ed., Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, Montreal, 1991, p. 165.
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