Jorre van Ast. Jar Tops. 2006

Jorre van Ast Jar Tops 2006

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Jar Tops is a series of interchangeable plastic screwtops that can be attached to standard glass jars, transforming them into personalized kitchenwares with specific functions. This family of accessories offers an affordable way to enhance the utility of existing objects, responding to the longstanding call for both economy and beauty in kitchen products. Van Ast completed the Design Products course at the Royal College of Art in 2006 and continues to work in London.

Gallery label from Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen, September 15, 2010–March 14, 2011.
Manufacturer
bv Koninklijke van Kempen & Begeer, The Netherlands
Medium
Polypropylene
Dimensions
.1 (coffee milk lid): 7/8 x 2 7/16 x 3 5/16" (2.3 x 6.2 x 8.4 cm) .2 (oil & vinegar lid): 1 7/8 x 2 7/16 x 3 1/8" (4.8 x 6.2 x 7.9 cm) .3 (cacao dredger): 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 3 5/16" (2.4 x 6.8 x 8.4 cm) .4 (sugar dredger): 1 1/4 x 2 11/16 x 3 5/16" (3.1 x 6.9 x 8.4 cm) .5 (jug): 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 3" (13.7 x 10.5 x 7.6 cm)
Credit
Gift of the manufacturer
Object number
1777.2008.1-5
Department
Architecture and Design

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