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WMF Art Nouveau Figural Sweetmeat Stand

WMF Art Nouveau Figural Sweetmeat Stand


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Plate: Pre 1910: Item # 1418517
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A WMF Art Nouveau sweetmeat stand designed by the influential sculptor/designer Albert Mayer for the well-known German firm, WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik). Mayer was appointed head of the Art Studio in 1894 and specialized in designs which depicted beautiful maidens and nymphs with flowing hair, etc. Illustrated in The Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork Catalog 1906. Bears WMF mark underneath. Germany circa 1900. 9" H., 14" L., 5 1/2" W.