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Tuscany Pepper Mill

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Stainless steel
DATES 1996
DIMENSIONS 12 x 2 x 2 in. (30.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed inside bottom on metal disk: "STAINLESS / STEEL" Incised inside bottom on rectangular plate: "Nambe Studio / 6144"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Nambé Studio
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Highly polished stainless steel "Tuscany" pepper mill; hourglass shape tapering gradually from bottom, reaching its narrowest point just below the moveable piece that operates the grinder, then expanding more sharply outward to the top. Top is domed, with a small cylindrical finial in the center. CONDITION: Small pit or scratch on top of finial, very minor scratches overall.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Karim Rashid (Canadian, born Egypt, 1960). Tuscany Pepper Mill, 1996. Stainless steel, 12 x 2 x 2 in. (30.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nambé Studio, 1999.27.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.27.2_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1999.27.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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