"Spinning Whistle" Tea Kettle with Lid
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Stainless steel, plastic
10 x 10 7/8 x 9 in. (25.4 x 27.6 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Engraved on base of tea kettle: facsimile signature of Michael Graves and "18-10 STAINLESS STEEL / MADE IN TAIWAN"
Gift of Michael Graves & Associates
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Michael Graves (American, 1934-2015). "Spinning Whistle" Tea Kettle with Lid, Designed 2002. Stainless steel, plastic, 10 x 10 7/8 x 9 in. (25.4 x 27.6 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Michael Graves & Associates, 2003.72.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.72.1a-b_bw.jpg)
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"Spinning Whistle" stainless steel tea kettle (a) and lid (b), with plastic accents. Dome-shaped body. Attached tubular spout tapers slightly toward opening and has hinged blue plastic cover with red upright spiraling whistle top. Opposing attached metal handle curves upward over lid; end is covered with a blue plastic heat-resistant grip. Conforming lid with tilted tan egg-shaped plastic finial.
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