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Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle

by Michael Graves for

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Alessi Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle

The 9093 Kettle with Bird Whistle became a household favorite throughout the world from the very beginning (1985). This sole design has sold the greatest number of units in the entire history of Alessi, and, furthermore, it has been cited in numerous design manuals as one of the ''most influential objects of the post-modern style.'' It is considered a forerunner to designs of today that incorporate a very ''playful'' approach. The classic Michael Graves kettle just isn't the same without the bird whistle. Return your kettle to true form with replacement birds for the 9093 kettle by Michael Graves.

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  • Replacement whistle for the 9093 kettle by Michael Graves for Alessi
  • Original red whistle

Alessi Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle

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Item: AccessoryMaterial: Polyprophelene Plastic
Color: RedCountry of Manufacture: Italy

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Alessi Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle

When you buy a Alessi Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle online from AllModern, we make it as easy as possible for you to find out when your product will be delivered. You can check on a delivery estimate for the Alessi Part #: 23703/C here. If you have any questions about your purchase or any other Hot / Cold Tea Accessories product for sale our customer service representatives are available to help.Whether you just want to buy a Alessi Bird Whistle for Michael Graves Kettle or shop for your entire home, AllModern has all of your design needs covered.

About the Designer

Michael Graves

Michael Graves United States (1934 - )

Michael Graves is an influential architect and designer. He studied at Harvard University and taught at Princeton University while designing private houses in the abstract and austere style of orthodox Modernism. However, in the late 1970's he rejected this Modernist expression and began seeking a larger, Post-modernist vocabulary. The hulking masses of the Portland Building and the Humana Building both display his highly personal, Cubist new rendering of such Classical elements as colonnades and loggias. Though sometimes considered somewhat awkward, these and his later buildings, such as the Indianapolis Art Center, have been acclaimed for their ironic interpretation of traditional forms. It is this sensibility that has projected Graves to a star among designers, as can be seen in his many designs for Alessi that clearly depict a "new Americana," such as the best selling 9093 Kettle.

About the Manufacturer

Alessi's intention, from the beginning, was to be highly innovative and ready to experiment with cookware. With this in mind, the Alessi family venture explored new materials and novel design in becoming one of the finest and most well-known contemporary cookware brands. Alessi prides itself on its unique collaboration with designers and architects to produce beautiful, quality cookware. Among some of the best known of the Alessi's products are Richard Sapper's kettle with a two-tone whistle, Michael Graves' kettle with bird shaped whistle, and Philippe Starck's Juicy Salif citrus squeezer.
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11/18/2014
  4.0

Needed a new bird!

from Debary, FL – Verified Buyer

The original bird didn't last very long (I make a lot of tea). I waited for a long time to reorder. Then I recently nearly burnt the house down when the kettle boiled the water away while I forgot about it. Now I have a new bird - it fits very tightly and is a little hard to pull out of the spout, but it whistles LOUDLY!

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07/19/2014
  5.0

Alessi Teapot Owners Rejoice!

from Cardiff By The Sea, CA

This was exactly what I needed....I was so glad to find it and the price was so reasonable. Great find is you own this teapot!

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02/24/2015
  5.0

Great deal

from Haverford, PA – Verified Buyer

After I melted my plastic whistle I was going to just buy a new tea pot. My son suggested to buy a new whistle. It came in a 3 pack so I assume other people have melted the bird too. Now I have 2 spares and love my tea pot again.

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06/10/2014
  4.0

Whistle color

from Springdale, AR – Verified Buyer

I love the tea kettle and the bird whistle, but I wish the red bird was a little redder. It was more of a burgundy red. Still beautiful.

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07/19/2014
  5.0

So cute!

from Washington, DC – Verified Buyer

I have the Alessi kettle and this whistle is so cute and makes the kettle special. I bought this as an extra in case I or someone else lose the one it came with, so I have an extra immediately.

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12/30/2014
  5.0

Love it!

from Scottsdale – Verified Buyer

Web had our teapot for years and the bird whistle had a broken tail. We were so excited to find a replacement part at such a great price! I am so happy to have it.

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02/03/2015
  5.0

Burgundy Bird Whistle

from Haverhill, MA – Verified Buyer

The Michael Graves kettle is gorgeous. The bird whistle is small and, regrettably, easily "misplaced". I was thrilled to be able to replace mine, restoring the kettle to its original beauty.

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06/22/2014
  5.0

hard to find easy to order

from Downers Grove, IL

I have been looking for this item forever. So happy to have found it

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01/07/2015
  5.0

So glad we could replace our broken birdie

from Centennial, CO – Verified Buyer

No problem with ordering. Packaging was a bit over the top for such a small item.

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01/28/2015
  5.0

GREAT PRODUCT and came in a timely fastion!

from eagle, ID – Verified Buyer

LOVE this line and product. Thank you very much. Will order again!

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