Peter Behrens, Coffee and Tea Set, before 1929


Hammered silver, ivory

Executed by silver manufactory Wilm, Berlin.

Rare Coffee and tea set, made in silver, designed by Peter Behrens
for his friend, the silver smith and jeweler Ferdinand Richard Wilm.
Late 1920s the architect Behrens was commissioned by Wilm to
design a new shop window facade of his silver gallery in Berlin.
It is supposed that in this time, the coffee and tea set was executed
for the first time, though Behrens’s design likely dates some years

Coffee pot, h. 24 cm
Tea pot, h. 15,5 cm
Sugar bowl, h. 12,5 cm
Milk jug, h. 11,8 cm


impressed makers mark, crescent moon and crown 925


„Peter Behrens - Vom Jugendstil zum Industriedesign“,
Kunsthalle Erfurt, March 24 - Juni 16, 2013


German art market

Public collections

Bröhan Museum Berlin, Kestner Museum Hannover


Exhibition catalogue „Peter Behrens - Vom Jugendstil
zum Industriedesign“, Weimar 2013, pag. 135; inventory catalogue VI
„Metallkunst der Moderne“, Bröhan Museum, Berlin 2001, pag. 99

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