Philippe Wolfers — Samovar Claes, tres rare piece en argent et bois, ca. 1928, le service a the et a cafe (sans le samovar) dans les collections du Musee du Cinquentaire a Bruxelles.

Philippe Wolfers

Samovar Claes, tres rare piece en argent et bois, ca. 1928, le service a the et a cafe (sans le samovar) dans les collections du Musee du Cinquentaire a Bruxelles.
Philippe Wolfers — Samovar Claes, ca. 1928, view from above.

Philippe Wolfers

Samovar Claes, ca. 1928, view from above.
Philippe Wolfers — Side view of the piece, showing the attention paid to the handles and stylised tap

Philippe Wolfers

Side view of the piece, showing the attention paid to the handles and stylised tap
Philippe Wolfers — Back of the samovar Claes showing the connexions for the electricty 

Philippe Wolfers

Back of the samovar Claes showing the connexions for the electricty 
Philippe Wolfers — Inside (lid removed) of the samovar, which seems to have never been used.

Philippe Wolfers

Inside (lid removed) of the samovar, which seems to have never been used.
Philippe Wolfers — Detail of the wooden handle with air vents in the silver part

Philippe Wolfers

Detail of the wooden handle with air vents in the silver part
Philippe Wolfers — Detail of the finishing of the base in carved wood.

Philippe Wolfers

Detail of the finishing of the base in carved wood.
Philippe Wolfers — Inside of the base with marks on the bottom

Philippe Wolfers

Inside of the base with marks on the bottom
Philippe Wolfers — Detail of the water tap with wooden handle

Philippe Wolfers

Detail of the water tap with wooden handle
Philippe Wolfers — Detail of the tap from below, showing the sculptural qualities of the design.

Philippe Wolfers

Detail of the tap from below, showing the sculptural qualities of the design.

Philippe Wolfers Samovar Claes

Philippe Wolfers for Wolfers Freres, an extremely rare silver and wood electrified art deco samovar 'Claes', probably designed in december 1927, this piece executed before 1935. Marked on the bottom of the piece on the inside with makers mark and alloy 800 (/1000) and with model number BJ  10, dim. 21 x 28 x 25 cm.The coffee and tea service of model Claes (without the samovar) belongs to the collection of the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels. In good condition. Up to this date it, is the only samovar of this model known to us.

Period 1920-1940

Size: Medium

Price: 5000-10000

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