Elsa Peretti for Tiffany & Co Black Glazed Terracotta Pitcher



Designer: Elsa Peretti

Manufacturer: Tiffany & Co.

Materials: Terracotta pottery with matte glazed exterior and gloss glazed interior

Country of Origin: Italy

Date: Late 20th century

Dimensions: 8.75” H x 5” W x 8” D

Condition: Excellent

One of the Halstonettes in 1970s New York, Elsa Peretti began making jewelry for a handful of fashion designers including Halston and Giorgio di Sant’ Angelo. Peretti signed a contract with Tiffany & Co. in 1974 and continued to be a featured designer until her death in 2021. Her pieces incorporate organic forms, have an appreciation of the human body, and bridge the gap between costume and serious jewelry. Along with jewelry, Peretti created many tabletop items for Tiffany. This pitcher was introduced in the 1970s and produced in different sizes and materials including unglazed and glazed terracotta in different colors and silver.