Tuscany Pepper Mill
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
12 x 2 x 2 in. (30.5 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed inside bottom on metal disk: "STAINLESS / STEEL"
Incised inside bottom on rectangular plate: "Nambe Studio / 6144"
Gift of Nambé Studio
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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)
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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.
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