First Funky Find Of 2015: Phallic Faucets, Hardware and Barware.

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I was not searching for these phallic faucets, hardware and barware. I accidentally came across this site which was chock block full of cock when I was looking for unusual cast metal door handles. You can imagine my surprise when I found these hand-crafted, metal cast, finely finished, penis-shaped faucets, fittings, light switches, bottle openers barware, bookends and more. Read more

Human Hardware Cast In Bronze. Tongues, Ears and Hands Handles and Drawer Pulls.

Brooklyn-based Artist and sculptor Malia Jensen has created some interesting functional art for the home, exclusively for Artware Editions. Drawer pulls and door handles cast in bronze and patinated bronze are shaped like human tongues, ears and hands. The unique hardware is made in only 100 editions of each.

Tongue Pulls, 2013, polished bronze:


Tongue A (small): 7/16″ h. x 1 1/8″ w. x 1″ d.
Tongue B (small): 3/8″ h. x 1 1/8″ w. x 1 1/2″ d.
Tongue C (large): 5/8″ h. x 1 5/8″ w. x 1 7/16″ d.
edition of 100, each

Small: $175 each
Large: $200 each

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.

Ear Pulls, 2013, polished bronze:

Round: 1 1/2″ x 7/8″ x 7/8″
Pointy: 1 1/2″ x 3/4″ x 7/8″
edition of 100, each

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.
$180.00

Hand Handles (based on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel), 2013, patinated bronze:

installed dimensions: 1 1/2″ h. x 6 3/8″ w. x 1 1/2″ d.
edition of 100 pairs

Existing hardware can accommodate a drawer up to 1/2″ thick. Hardware can be replaced to accommodate drawers of different depths.
$600.00


Shop for these and other items by Malia Jensen here at Artware Editions.

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