Corkscrew, "Anna G."
Decorative Arts and Design
Thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak
9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on base at top of resin housing [devil Corporate Logo], on opposite side, impressed "ALESSI / ITALY"
Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
Chrome-plated and plastic corkscrew in the form of a woman with abstracted flat face with cut out eyes and mouth shaped handle at top above long corkscrew neck terminating in narrow flat pink plastic band and below molded light blue cylindrical plastic fluted 'dress' that has rounded shoulders and flares toward base. Long thin rotating levers ('arms') at 'shoulders'.
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Alessandro Mendini (Italian, 1931-2019). Corkscrew, "Anna G.," designed 1998. Thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak, 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.40.73_bw.jpg)
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