Espresso machine: La San Marco 900

 
Espresso machine: La San Marco 900
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  • Title :     Espresso machine: La San Marco 900
  • Artist:     Fortunato Depero Designer Off. Ne G. & F. Romanut Maker
  • Accession:     87.9.15 a,b
  • Country:     Italy Udine
  • Date:     circa 1930 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 36-1/4 26 23 Dimensions, overall Inches 34-1/4 26 23 Dimensions, machine (a) Inches 4-7/8 1-7/8 8 Dimensions, finial (b), Centimeters 92.1 66.0 58.4 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 87.0 66.0 58.4 Dimensions, machine (a) Centimeters 12.4 4.8 20.3 Dimensions, finial (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Machines , Figurative , Metal/Metal Design , Food and Beverage , Industrial Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.9.15.JPG
  • Tags:     Industrial Design~Modernism
Description:
Cast brass and copper espresso machine mounted to a platform base with rounded front and squared rear; bell-shaped steaming fixtures at each side of body with black rubber ball crank knobs; manometer, five pressure gauges with circular black rubber knobs, milk steaming tube all mounted at rear; removable cast brass winged lion finial (Lion of St. Mark). a: espresso machine, b: finial