One of Michael Graves' (1934-2015) most well-known design for Swid Powell, The Little Dripper (1986) is a 10 cup coffee pot born from Graves' preference for drip coffee and a lack of available drip coffee makers that met his aesthetic standards. High gloss white glaze on pot, filter holder, sugar bowl with spoon, and creamer jug, all with with gold decoration and brick red bases. Examples of this stunning post modernism design can be found in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the RISD Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery,
In good condition with little sign of wear. Signed on underside "Said Powell The Little Dripper" and Graves' signature. Includes coffee pot and lid, ceramic filter holder, sugar bowl with lid and spoon, and milk jug.
9.5" x 6" x 9.5" pot 5.5" x 3.5" x 3.5" creamer, 3.5" x 3.5" x 4" sugar bowl