Onion Pattern Coffee pot

Onion Pattern Coffee pot

55.00

This exquisite Onion Pattern Coffee pot makes a beautiful gift.

A misnomer, there is actually nothing oniony about the onion pattern (it’s a pomegranate).

A design classic unchanged for 300 years,  Zwiebelmuster tableware, as it’s known  in German, was once compulsory gear for any young bride setting up home. Wedding dowries in the 1860s recommended a minimum Zwiebelmuster service of 7 dozen cups with plates.

The design is inspired by East Asian symbolism and  represents time, cohesion and growth. You can read more about the design here.

This coffee pot is hand finished by skilled craftsmen.  The attention to detail will take your breath away.

The coffee pot is packed in our complimentary handmade gift box and wrapped in ribbon with your gift message enclosed.

Coffee pot. Capacity 1.3 litres

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More about the company – Kahla

Kahla has been producing pottery since 1844 and has just celebrated its 90th design award.

Founded in the early days of industrialisation it has survived the upheavals of the 20th century.  It thrived as a state owned company during the Cold War employing 18,000 people and then in 1991 German reunification and privatisation brought it to the brink of bankruptcy.

Proud of its history it is now at the forefront of environmentally friendly technology boasting a solar powered production plant which treats and reuses its own waste water. A green quality seal on all products vouches for porcelain made from natural resources and tested for harmful substances.