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Bar Set: Corkscrew, Bottle Opener, Cocktail Shaker, with Base

Decorative Arts and Design

RETAILER Target Corp.
MEDIUM Stainless steel, santoprene
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES Designed 2001
    DIMENSIONS Overall: 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 6 9/16 in. (29.8 x 20.6 x 16.7 cm) (a) Corkscrew: 6 x 4 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 11.7 x 5.4 cm) (b) Bottle Opener: 6 x 2 x 1 1/4 in. (15.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm) (c) Shaker: 11 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in. (28.6 x 14.9 x 11 cm) (d) Base: 3 x 8 1/8 x 6 9/16 in. (7.6 x 20.6 x 16.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS (a) Corkscrew: facsimile signature of Michael Graves in raised letters on handle. (b) Bottle Opener: facsimile signature of Michael Graves in raised letters on handle. (c) Cocktail Shaker: facsimile signature of Michael Graves engraved on underside of shaker. (d) Base: facsimile signature of Michael Graves engraved on underside.
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.72.3a-d
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Michael Graves & Associates
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bar set consisting of (a) corkscrew, (b) bottle opener, and (c) cocktail shaker that fit into (d) base; stainless steel and black plastic. (a) Corkscrew: stainless steel cylindrical body that tapers at base; foil cutter within notch on side; capped by football-shaped black handle; body encases spiral metal corkscrew. (b) Bottle Opener: stainless steel metal opener encased in elongated cylindrical plastic handle that tapers at base. (c) Cocktail Shaker: general cylindrical shaped body with flat base; tapers toward opening; bullet shaped top has tubular spout with attached black plastic stopper attached by chain. Nested between the shaker body and top are: black plastic reamer and a hemispherical stainless steel catch cup with extended handles capped with black plastic elongated egg-shaped handles; these handles snap into edge of shaker. (d) Base is a stainless steel sheet; hollow form with rectangular bottom and arching top, cut outs in top to accommodate the bar tools; base raised on rounded black plastic feet. Condition: Excellent
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Michael Graves (American, 1934–2015). Bar Set: Corkscrew, Bottle Opener, Cocktail Shaker, with Base, Designed 2001. Stainless steel, santoprene, Overall: 11 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 6 9/16 in. (29.8 x 20.6 x 16.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Michael Graves & Associates, 2003.72.3a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.72.3a-d_bw.jpg)
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