Artwork for sale by Emil Fonfoneata 

Kettle on stand

circa 1880
Price on request


Brass, copper and plated metal, varied riveting
( inspiration of Japanese riveted metalwork )
reference book – Christopher Dresser – Widar Halén - Phaidon-Christie’s 1990 pag. 185


unmarked - probably Benham & Froud Ltd, London

About Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser (4 July 1834 in Glasgow – 24 November 1904 in Mulhouse) was a designer and design theorist, now widely known as one of the first and most important, independent designers and was a pivotal figure in the Aesthetic Movement, and a major contributor to the allied Anglo-Japanese or Modern English style; both originated in England and had long-lasting international influence.

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