WMF - Art Nouveau card tray

Description
WMF - Art Nouveau card tray
Germany - 1890-1919 - Pewter/Tin

A fine silver plate on tin-based alloy card tray adorned with an elegant lady, measuring 34 x 22 x h11cm and weighing 914g. Marked to the underside with WMF logo ostrich in lozenge, letters AS (Antik Silber) and letter B in square, indicating that the base is Britannia alloy. Can be dated to circa 1906.

Literature: "Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork: From WurttembergIische Metallwaren Fabrik 1906" page 169 and illustrated on colour plate 5, p xxiv.

Condition: Generally very good, no damages. Marks a little worn. Originally her right hand would have held a pen.

This lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail.

Lot details
Object
Art Nouveau card tray
Material
Pewter/Tin
Manufacturer/ Brand
WMF
Estimated Period
1890-1919
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
11×22×34 cm
Weight
914 g
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