Sugar Bowl and Lid, "Bombe"
Stainless steel and Bakelite
designed 1945; made 1983
3 15/16 x 6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in. (10 x 16 x 10.5 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on base of bowl: "ALESSI/ INOX / 18/10 / ITALY". Lid is unmarked.
This item is not on view
Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
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Carlo Alessi Anghini. Sugar Bowl and Lid, "Bombe," designed 1945; made 1983. Stainless steel and Bakelite, 3 15/16 x 6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in. (10 x 16 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1999.40.2-6.jpg)
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a. Squat, spherical shape bowl with short, slightly canted rounded foot, two opposing thick, black Bakelite ear shaped handles; applied to inner top and outer edge of both handles are polished silver colored metal thin, horizontal rectangular bands, attached with small circular metal pins.
b. Matching lid, slightly domed, spherical shape with small, round, black Bakelite finial.
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