Carlo Alessi Anghini. <em>Coffeepot, "Bombe,"</em> designed 1945; made 1983. Stainless steel and Bakelite, 6 5/16 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (16 x 21 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1999.40.2-6.jpg)

Coffeepot, "Bombe"

Artist:Carlo Alessi AnghiniAlessi

Medium: Stainless steel and Bakelite

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Dates:designed 1945; made 1983

Dimensions: 6 5/16 x 8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (16 x 21 x 12.1 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.40.3

Image: CUR.1999.40.2-6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Long, ovoid shape tapering to base, with slightly canted rounded foot, slightly domed hinged lid attached with small horizontal hinge and decorative, small, spherical, polished silver colored metal plate, with a large round, black, Bakelite finial; applied outward flaring spout that curves to body and opposing thick, black, ear shaped Bakelite handle; attached to inner top and outer edge of each handle are thin, horizontal rectangular bands, in polished silver colored metal attached with small circular metal pins. Condition: new/unused.

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