Decorative Arts and Design
Stainless steel and Bakelite
designed 1945; made 1983
6 5/16 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (16 x 21 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on base: "ALESSI / INOX 18/10 / ITALY"
Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
Long, ovoid shape tapering to base, with slightly canted rounded foot, slightly domed hinged lid attached with small horizontal hinge and decorative, small, spherical, polished silver colored metal plate, with a large round, black, Bakelite finial; applied outward flaring spout that curves to body and opposing thick, black, ear shaped Bakelite handle; attached to inner top and outer edge of each handle are thin, horizontal rectangular bands, in polished silver colored metal attached with small circular metal pins.
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Carlo Alessi Anghini. Coffeepot, "Bombe," designed 1945; made 1983. Stainless steel and Bakelite, 6 5/16 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (16 x 21 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1999.40.2-6.jpg)
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