Aug 6, 2019

Coffee Pot (pot, lid, insulator)

Coffee Pot (pot, lid, insulator)

designed 1959, made 1960

Part of a set. See all set records

Stuart Devlin

(British, 1931-)

Silver and nylon plastic

The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Fund 2004.2.2



This futuristic coffee set was designed by Stuart Devlin while he was studying silversmithing at the Royal College of Art in London. Besides its unornamented surface, its use of black plastic sleeves to hold the coffee and hot milk pots was innovative because it eliminated the need for traditional handles.

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