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Tuscany Pepper Mill

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Nambé Studio
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"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1999.27.2
CREDIT LINE Gift of Nambé Studio
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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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
IMAGE overall, 1999.27.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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