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Pepper Mill, "Anna Pepper"

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Thermoplastic resin
DATES designed 1998
DIMENSIONS 11 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (27.9 x 8.9 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom on metal mechanism: "ALESSI INOX 18/10 ITALY"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
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CAPTION Alessandro Mendini (Italian, born 1931). Pepper Mill, "Anna Pepper," designed 1998. Thermoplastic resin, 11 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (27.9 x 8.9 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.72. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1999.40.72_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chrome-plated and plastic pepper mill in the form of a woman with abstracted flat face with cut out eyes and mouth shaped handle at top above short neck terminating in narrow flat pink plastic band and below molded light blue cylindrical plastic fluted 'dress',indented at center with narrow flat pink plastic band and flares toward base. Condition: new/ unused.
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Pepper Mill, "Anna Pepper"