Robert AM Stern Swid Powell Water Pitcher


Designer: Robert AM Stern

Manufacturer: Cleto Murani for Swid Powell

Materials: Silver plate over brass

Country of Origin: Argentina

Date: 1985

Dimensions: 11.5”H x 9.75” at its widest including the handle

Condition: Very good. Some loss of silver and scratches. Interior discolored from use.

Architect Robert AM stern is responsible for some of the world’s most elegant neo-traditional buildings and homes. The elegant proportions of his Water Pitcher for Swid Powell make it an object that straddles both 19th and 20th century design. 

Examples can be found in the collections of the Dallas Art Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Yale University Art Gallery has its example on permanent display in its silver collection.