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Designer: Lella Vignelli, American, born Italy, 1934–2016
Manufacturer: San Lorenzo, Italian, founded 1970

Carafe

Designed 1971, this example 1975

Sterling silver

6 7/8 × 4 3/8 × 3 1/8 in. (17.46 × 11.11 × 7.94 cm), 26 oz., 1 dwt. (810 g)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959, in memory of Lella Vignelli
2017.124.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Designed in New York, New York
Manufactured in Milan, Italy
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

John C. Waddell, New York, 2009; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

John Stuart Gordon, “Oggetti per eleganza: The Silver of Leila Vignelli and San Lorenzo,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2018): 18–19, fig. 1.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.