Lily Bird Soy Sauce Dispenser
The first glimpse I saw of this bird was in the window display of the Alessi boutique here in Stockholm. I was even more enraptured when I realized that it was a soy sauce dispenser. From a collaboration between Alessi designer Stefano Giovannoni, and the National Taiwan Museum arose this collection.
However, I am slightly chagrined at the overly chinoiserie of the line with these Asian figures which are egg timers and pepper mills, but oh well.
My friend was taken by the milk dispenser:
Which I wouldn't turn my nose up at if it magically appeared as a birthday present this year.