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Corkscrew, "Anna G."

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak
DATES designed 1998
DIMENSIONS 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on base at top of resin housing [devil Corporate Logo], on opposite side, impressed "ALESSI / 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). 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
IMAGE overall, 1999.40.73_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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'. Condition: new/unused.
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Corkscrew, "Anna G."