Alessandro Mendini (Italian, 1931-2019). <em>Corkscrew, "Anna G.,"</em> designed 1998. Thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak, 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.40.73_bw.jpg)

Corkscrew, "Anna G."

Artist:Alessandro MendiniAlessi

Medium: Thermoplastic resin, chrome-plated zamak

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:designed 1998

Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 8.9 x 7 cm)


Accession Number: 1999.40.73

Image: 1999.40.73_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Chrome-plated and plastic corkscrew in the form of a woman with abstracted flat face with cut out eyes and mouth shaped handle at top above long corkscrew neck terminating in narrow flat pink plastic band and below molded light blue cylindrical plastic fluted 'dress' that has rounded shoulders and flares toward base. Long thin rotating levers ('arms') at 'shoulders'. Condition: new/unused.

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