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Eva Zeisel: Eva Kettle and Pinnacle Tea Set

by Evan Orensten
on 11 August 2006

This fall Eva Zeisel will celebrate her 100th birthday by introducing her first tea kettle design and reissuing her classic Pinnacle Tea Set, designed in 1985 for International China.

As usual her design is ergonomic, graceful, timeless and functional. The stainless steel kettle features a wide base to decrease boiling time, a tilted and curved stay-cool silicone handle, and a seam free body. Collectors take note: The first 550 tea kettles will be numbered.


The Pinnacle Tea Set is as fresh today as it was when it was created in the 1950s. Curvy, sensual and refined, it's available in classic white and, for the first time, in black.


The Eva Kettle and Pinnacle Tea Set from Chantal will be available exclusively at Bloomingdale's in September 2006. The kettle is $80, the tea pot $40, and the sugar and cremer set are $30.

For more information on Eva Zeisel, check out the Eva Zeisel Forum.

The Pratt Institute Gallery will be honoring Eva's 100th birthday with a retrospective in Fall 2006. Keep reading CH for details.

Also on CH: Eva Zeisel: The Playful Search for Beauty

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