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"Hot Bertaa" Water Kettle

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Cast aluminum with grey silicone resin and polyamide
  • Place Manufactured: Crusinallo, Italy
  • DATES designed 1989; manufactured ca. 1990
    DIMENSIONS 10 x 13 x 6 5/8 in. (25.4 x 33 x 16.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS on underside: ALESSI / ITALY
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.33.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Philippe Starck (French, born 1949). "Hot Bertaa" Water Kettle, designed 1989; manufactured ca. 1990. Cast aluminum with grey silicone resin and polyamide, 10 x 13 x 6 5/8 in. (25.4 x 33 x 16.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1991.33.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE back, COLL.1991.33.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Hot Bertaa" water pitcher, cast aluminum of with grey silicone resin and polyamide. Body of cast aluminum of inverted cone shape which cants to one side with an intersecting truncated conical form in turquoise polyamide which forms handle and spout. CONDITION - Excellent. Original condition from manufacturer.
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    "Hot Bertaa" Water Kettle