Three MAX II cups and Saucers

Designed 1970; Manufactured 1971
Manufactured by Heller, Inc. (Italy and USA, incorporated 1971), Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, 1931 - 2014)

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Contemporary Art, Europe



Marks: Molded into underside of cups and saucers “DESIGNED BY MASSIMO VIGNELLI MADE IN ITALY HELLER MAX 2” Yellow circular coffee cup with U-shaped handle joining rim and base. Concave exterior of handle forms small depression at rim. Flat circular saucer with raised circular molded line on under and upper sides that allow saucers and cups to be stacked.

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Gift of Robert T. Whitman