Stainless steel and Bakelite
designed 1945; made 1983
4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 15/16 in. (12.1 x 16.5 x 10 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on base: "ALESSI / INOX 18/10 / ITALY"
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Gift of Alessi S.p.A.
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Carlo Alessi Anghini. Creamer, "Bombe," designed 1945; made 1983. Stainless steel and Bakelite, 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 3 15/16 in. (12.1 x 16.5 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alessi S.p.A., 1999.40.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.1999.40.2-6.jpg)
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Long ovoid shape, tapering to base, with slightly canted rounded foot, applied outward flaring spout that curves to body and opposing thick, black, ear shaped Bakelite handles; 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.
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