Tureen

1986–90
designer
(Italian, 1940-)
(America, New York, est. 1837)
Diameter: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.); Overall: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)
This artwork is known to be under copyright.
Location: not on view

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Elsa Peretti was a frequent visitor to the nightclub Studio 54.

Description

Elsa Peretti began her career in the early 1970s as a fashion model and soon began designing fashion accessories. In 1974, Tiffany & Co. engaged her to design jewelry, and in 1978, she turned her talents to holloware. Of all her silver designs, this tureen is arguably the most important. Fabricated by leading Florentine silversmiths in limited quantities, this design treats the shimmering silver like water in its undulating forms and fluid lines.
Tureen

Tureen

1986–90

Elsa Peretti, Pampaloni Company, Florence, Tiffany & Co.

(Italian, 1940-), null, (America, New York, est. 1837)
Italy, 20th century

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