Coffee and Tea Set

Marianne Brandt, 1924

Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin / © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2016.
Coffee and Tea Set, author: Marianne Brandt, 1924 / photo: Lucia Moholy

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Designed for the Bauhaus weaver Marli Ehrmann, because of the materials used and the quality of its craftsmanship, the coffee and tea service is one of the most valuable works ever produced in the metal workshop. Fundamental to its design is the use of the elementary forms of the circle or, respectively, the sphere.


  1. Literature:
  2. Weber, Klaus (1992): Die Metallwerkstatt am Bauhaus, Berlin.

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