Polar bear drain stopper

Side view of a drain stopper showing the plug, chain, and floating sections. Side view of a drain stopper showing the shape of the bear. Side view of a drain stopper showing the shape of the bear. Side view of a drain stopper showing the connecting points for the chain on the base and top sections. Side view of a drain stopper showing the packaging. Side view of a drain stopper showing the packaging.
Side view of a drain stopper showing the plug, chain, and floating sections. Side view of a drain stopper showing the shape of the bear. Side view of a drain stopper showing the shape of the bear. Side view of a drain stopper showing the connecting points for the chain on the base and top sections. Side view of a drain stopper showing the packaging. Side view of a drain stopper showing the packaging.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006673
Country
Date
2012

Description

A drain stopper in the form of a polar bear sitting on piece of ice which is attached by a 530mm chain to a sink or bath plug. The design of this drain stopper is intended to raise awareness of the changes in climate patterns and global warming and the effect this has on wildlife. The floating bear on ice is blow moulded in white polyethylene and is attached by a long metal chain to a flexible silicone plug.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Propaganda. Patent pending" (upper surface of plug)
Dimensions
Height
70mm
Diameter
75mm
Method
Material Note
plastic
PE floating top
polyethylene
silicone plug
metal chain
Colour