A Time Remembered

Circa: 1997
Condition: Used
Manufacturer: Mitterteich/Made in Germany
This Illy espresso cup and saucer by artist Sandro Chia is marked: Mitterteich / Bavaria / Germany.
Sandro Chia (born in Florence, 1946) traveled extensively in India, Turkey and throughout Europe before settling in Rome where he had his first one-man show in 1971. Since then he is one of the world's leading contemporary art artists. His works are displayed in the artistic capitals of Europe, America, and Japan. The Biennial of Venice dedicated an entire room to him in 1989. Chia currently lives and works between New York, Montalcino and Rome.
Six dances, Tarantella, Twist, Tip-Tap, Waltz, Samba and Tango, six decorated illy collection cups in both espresso and cappuccino size. Chia decorated this series in 1997.
Decorated with a red silhouette, black silhouette, blue outline silhouette and red outline silhouette.
In very good + condition without chips, cracks or fleabites the cup measures 3 inches high, 3 1/2 inches across the rim and 1 3/4 inches across the base while the saucer measures 5 1/2 inches in diameter.
An addition to any Illy Espresso Cup and Saucer Collection.
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