RARE Peter Schlumbohm Chemex Corp Pyrex Fahrenheitor Kettle Glass &Cork. This is a true rarity. The Fahrenheitor Water Kettle manufactured by Chemex Corp. Was Designed in 1949 by German born Dr. Part of a larger collection of household products for Chemex Corp. Made of one single piece of Pyrex (Borosilicate glass) and cork. Part of the permanent collection that won awards and is now housed in The Museum of Modern Art. C and the Smithsonian Institute in D. 10 1/8″ x 8 1/2″. In excellent vintage condition. The glass is in excellent shape, no chips or cracks at all, with hand original blown design lines that curve with the glass (you will see these in some of the pictures, they are not flaws, but part of the design). Please note that there is a small marking (see pictures) at the top of the handle (long spout) which appears to be where the owner put tiny initials to mark their item. It is very light, see picture 7, it appears to say FF3. The c ork (steam stopper) is original and excellent condition, very little wear, and only a small mark on it. There is some light water marks/reside in the bottom. This is light and should come off with instructed pre-use soaking. VERY IMPORTANT: Comes with the WIRE GRID!!! This allows you to use the Kettle on electric stoves without breaking it as thermal shock can cause the kettle to crack. It is hard to find this item with the original grid. The brochures and original referral mailing card are in great condition and ARE included in the sale, I see this is rare as most are not. A serious art piece and an. Coffeemaker was invented in 1941 by the eccentric chemist Dr. Throughout his career he developed over 300 patents, ranging from cocktail shakers to automobiles. His focus was on making everyday objects more functional, attractive and enjoyable to use. When designing the CHEMEX. Schlumbohm desired to not only make brewing the perfect cup simple, but also to have the vessel be a thing of beauty. Being a chemist, he studied and understood clearly the chemistry behind the extraction of flavor and caffeine from coffee beans. It was this knowledge that led him to invent the double bonded CHEMEX. Paper filters for a perfect extraction every time. For the carafe, Schlumbohm was inspired by the Bauhaus school of design and non-porous labware that would impart no flavor of its own. Using these elements he fashioned the hourglass shape that has now become an iconic part of American history. Made simply from one piece of borosilicate glass and adorned with a wooden collar and rawhide tie, the CHEMEX. Is pure in both form and function. It has been recognized and awarded by both the scientific community as well as the art and design communities. Can be found in museums throughout the world and is included in the permanent collection at the Brooklyn Museum. Corning Museum of Glass. The Museum of Modern Art displayed it as one of the best-designed products in 1943. Coffeemaker was also selected by the Illinois Institute of Technology as one of the 100 best designed products of modern times. Corporation has been a family owned company for over 30 years. We are honored to carry on the historical and iconic legacy of Dr. Schlumbohm and his Chemex coffeemaker. Giving as a GIFT? When applicable items already come tissue paper wrapped, boutique style, but I’ll add some extra touches for the occasion. With PeaceOfThreads you are always receiving. Items when applicable are wrapped in boutique fashion with personal touches because the little things matter. Environmental sustainability is a key focus by rehoming both new and well cared for, often rare and unique items, that are finding a place with those who need and appreciate them. Business feel in focusing on a great experience all around with a high standard of service and great finds brought to your door. And always securely and well packed. Note: The service selected will make the most sense for. Let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your interest. Have a great day! PeaceOfThreads goal is THE BEST customer service for our customers. If I make a mistake, I will always work with you to amend that always, so please reach out to me directly if there are any issues at all as your first step. All issues must be brought to attention within 30 days. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Other Antique Furniture”. The seller is “peaceofthreads” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Chemex
- Color: Clear
- Style: Mid-Century Modern
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Material: Glass
- Sub-Style: German & Austrian
- Country/Region of Manufacture: USA