Peter Schlumbohm (American, born Germany, 1896-1962). <em>Coffee Maker</em>, Designed 1941. Glass, wood, leather, 11 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (28.9 x 17.5 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Barry R. Harwood, 1997.117. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1997.117_transp5213.jpg)

Coffee Maker

Artist:Peter SchlumbohmChemex

Medium: Glass, wood, leather

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed 1941

Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (28.9 x 17.5 x 17.5 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 1997.117

Image: 1997.117_transp5213.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless glass coffee maker, with wood and leather accents. General hourglass shape with angled sides and wide, flaring opening at top, raised on three low bands. Two wooden grips conform to and are wrapped around narrow neck; they are secured with a leather string knotted with a wooden bead. Pulled spout at top edge runs in a channel down to the neck. Condition: Good; wooden grips show some wear and leather tie is cracked. Conservation report on file.

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