Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Coffee Set

Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Line Coffee Set
Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Coffee Set
Jacobsen Cylinda Line Coffee service
Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Line Coffee Set
Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Coffee Set
Jacobsen Cylinda Line Coffee service

Arne Jacobsen Cylinda Coffee Set

1,100.00

Designer: Arne Jacobsen (1902 – 1971)

ItemCylinda Line Coffee and tea service

Manufactured by: Stelton

Country of origin: Denmark

Year made: 1970s

Materials: Stainless steel with plastic composition handles

Dimensions: 8” x 13 ½” overall. 

Condition: Very good used.

Description: This is one of the most complete vintage sets currently available, containing the coffee pot, teapot, water jug, sugar with lid, creamer, hot milk pitcher with side handle, cold milk jug and tray.  The spoon inside the sugar bowl is the only item not original to this set and was manufactured by Genese in Sweden, but is a suitable replacement.

This series was designed and introduced in 1967 initially with 18 different elements and is still in production today.  This iconic modernist design can be found in almost every conceivable modern design or Danish modern design book, and many major museum collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art , the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, and the Brooklyn Museum.  After the initial production there were additional items added to the collection.  

References: Hiesinger, Kathryn B., Design Since 1945; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1983; McFadden, David Revere, Scandinavian Modern Design 1880 – 1980, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1982; Solaguren-Beascoa, Felix, Objects and Furniture Design: Arne Jacobsen, Ediciones Poligrafa, 2010; Ellison, Michael and Pina, Leslie, Scandinavian Modern Furnishings 1930 – 1970: Designed for Life, Schiffer Publishing, 2002.

 

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These are stainless steel so this will be a heavy box and shipping may be higher.