Electric Kettle, model no. 3591 | Phillips, de Pury & Company

Phillips, de Pury & Company-Electric Kettle, model no. 3591

Estimated value: 800-1200 US$

Auction:
20-21st Century Design Art

Sales date: 2002-05-22

Location:
New York

Lot number: 7

Design

Peter Behrens
Manufacturer Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (A

Architonic id

4104537

From 1907 to 1914, Peter Behrens shaped the corporate identity of the German electrical giant, AEG, with a plethora of designs for lighting, kettles and clocks. The AEG campaign is considered to be the signature statement of the Deutscher Werkbund.

Silvered metal, wood finial, wicker handle bottom stamped with model numbers 87/8 in. (225 cm) high

Literature:
Industriekultur: Peter Behrens und die AEG 1907-1914, Berlin, 1990, cat. no. pp134-137 Torsten Bröhan and Thomas Berg, Avantegarde Design: 1880-1930, Cologne, 1994, p. 75