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Electric tea kettle


Peter Behrens ; AEG (Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft)


c. 1908-1909

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Electric tea kettle, Peter Behrens      ;    AEG (Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Brass, wicker, electric wiring
Size: 8 1/2 x 8 in. (21.59 x 20.32 cm) (overall)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 20th century, Bauhaus
Inscriptions: Mark on bottom: [AEG serial #42517]
Physical Description: octagonal form with wicker handle
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Accession Number: 98.276.41a,b
Artist: Peter Behrens, German, 1868-1940
Role: Designer
Nationality: German
Life Dates: German, 1868-1940

Artist: AEG (Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft), Berlin, Germany, est. 1883
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality: German
Life Dates: Berlin, Germany, est. 1883
Added to Site: February 28, 2009