The base and lid are pressed, chased and marteléd. The edges of both of them are reinforced and then soldered to the body.
The drilling of the perforations for the tea strainer requires concentrated craftsmanship, as does the forging of the spout, which is likewise soldered to the body.
» The Pumpkin Service
» The Preliminary Work
» Hammered Decoration
» Drilling, Forging and Soldering
» The Precision Finish
Photo: Klaus Fritsch