Philippe Starck (French, born 1949). <em>Fly-Swatter, "Dr. Skud,"</em> designed 1998. Thermoplastic resin, 17 5/16 x 3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in. (44 x 9.4 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.71. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.40.71_bw.jpg)

Fly-Swatter, "Dr. Skud"

Artist:Philippe StarckAlessi

Medium: Thermoplastic resin

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Dates:designed 1998

Dimensions: 17 5/16 x 3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in. (44 x 9.4 x 6.7 cm)

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Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor

Accession Number: 1999.40.71

Image: 1999.40.71_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Yellow fly-swatter, light, with flat, rounded 'V' shaped upper section with symmetrical, pierced small holes of varying depth arranged in a pattern to create an outline of a face with eyes, nose and mouth; narrow thin shaft, widening slightly at base with three long, narrow, pointed horizontal feet with rounded ends. Condition: new/unused.

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