etienne meneau: carafe n. 7 etienne meneau: carafe n. 7
jun 19, 2009

etienne meneau: carafe n. 7

french designer etienne meneau recently completed his seventh limited edition hand-blown glass wine decanter. the design follows meneau’s signature branch like concept. the seventh model measures 39cm tall and holds one bottle of wine. the decanter stand upon eight individual feet that are all linked together at the spout on top. made from borosilicate glass, eight decanters were produced along with four artist’s proofs. the n. 7 model is a little rounder and more sturdy than previous editions, perhaps a comfort to clumsy wine drinkers.

  • this is one the most unnecessary objects i have seen so for… it has nothing to to do with design, it has no function. this object is reduced to styling. and this is not a compliment.
    a decanter´s purpose is to enlarge the surface of the wine, to let it breath…
    and good luck cleaning that masterpiece…

    Gertrude Günzelsen says:
  • i absolutely agree…but let me add that the function of a decanter is to enlarge the surface of the wine by < !>connection with the air< !>

    this thing only works as a sculpture…its decanting function is about the same as having the opened bottle on the table.

    kasorp says:
  • muy buena

    joe says:

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