A CONCISE HISTORY IN FORM AND TEXT
H 22 cm
Gift by the Executive Board of Heineken N.V. to Mrs. de Carvalho - Heineken on the occasion of the 150 year jubilee of the Heineken Brewery.
This piece is composed of the contours of a selection of six bottles used during Heineken's 150 years history. The hexagonal 'bottle' is divided into six articulated segments . An engraved text (as below) is revealed when the object is folded open.
1864 - GERARD ADRIAAN BOUGHT "DE HOOIBERG". A BRIGHT AND CLEAR GENTLEMEN'S BEER WAS CREATED. IT WENT ACROSS THE GLOBE. AFTER 150 YEARS AND 4 GENERATIONS. HEINEKEN IS THE WORLD'S LEADING PREMIUM BREWER. HERE'S TO A PROMISING FUTURE - 2014.