High Art Nouveau silver plate photo frame. Rising flowers and vines in relief adorn the splendid example. A detailed scene with a dog gazing at his bowl among playful birds is upon the lower section. Wooden easel back. England circa 1900. 7" W., 10 3/4" H.; 3 1/2" W., 5 1/4" H. photo
Stunning Art Nouveau photo frame made by the famous WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany circa 1905. The tall Jugendstil form has Secession elements along with reticulated, curving florals. Signed upon the back with the firm's mark. Illustrated on page 305 in the well-known WMF 1906 catalogue published by the Antique Collectors Club. 7 1/4" W., 11 3/4" H.
The design of this piece is delightful and almost over the top! It is primarily an Egyptian Revival piece, centering the Goddess Hathor (a goddess of music, dance, and fertility). She is wearing big earrings, and her usual headdress. She seems to have a flower in her hair, and in front of her there is greenery tied by a ribbon with a bow (we can’t tell if it’s laurel or mistletoe)...
Tall English Art Nouveau wine bottle stand has swirling, whiplash florals about the circumference. The robust form with its crimped top rests upon a waving, stepped base with rounded supports. Flanking handles have leaf forms in sculpted relief. Quite elegant! Made in England circa 1905. 8 1/2" H., 7 5/8" W. at base
Ca 1920 A wonderful set of liqueur cups with etched silver plate holders. The glasses are also etched with flowers. Two holders have a daisy design, three feature holly and berries and four have bamboo. Unmarked -some have some dark spots.1-1/4"(h) x 1-5/8"(w)
Very fine Art Nouveau pitcher made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. A fully cast figure of a mermaid forms the undulating handle. Her tail fins merge with applied reticulated foliates in relief upon the tall form. Abundant Art Nouveau florals in relief upon the surface complete this extraordinary example by this highly regarded workshop. A similar form is pictured in the firm's well-known 1906 catalogue, page 138. Marks beneath. 14 3/4" H.
An ornate etched silverplate service that includes a coffee pot, teapot , sugar and creamer. There is no insulator on the handle of coffee pot and both arms of the coffee and tea may have had a decorative piece that is missing... Please refer to photos. There is some color variation on the plating.
Exquisite example of a tall, high Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made by the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in Germany, circa 1900. Sweeping whiplash handles flank the sides of the reticulated Jugendstil form. An example is illustrated on page 154 of the well-known WMF 1900 English catalogue. Firm's marks beneath. 7 1/2" W. to handles, 8" H.
Stunning, large table mirror from the WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) workshop in a magnificent Vienna Secessionist form. Relief stylized florals with a distinct Dagobert Peche influence lead to dual cabouchon elements. The tall cathedral-form surround holds its original beveled mirror in cathedral form as well. The lustrous, wooden-backed framework is signed beneath with the firm's ostrich mark. Germany circa 1910. 19 1/4" H., 11 1/8" W.
Stunning Art Nouveau wine bottle stand made in Vienna by the Argentor workshop circa 1902. A frieze of elegant reticulated foliates rises above a raised support base. The tops of the six-leaf forms create a scallop-design opening. The Argentor firm, located in Wimbergerstrasser in Vienna, was founded by Ernst Russ and Adolf Wilhelm Hetzel. Illustrated in an early Argentor Werke catalog, page 82. 4 1/2" H.
Interlacing, high Art Nouveau rambling vines adorn the wine bottle stand. A central maiden with cascading hair in the manner of Alphonse Mucha is upon two sides of the stunning design. Made by the well-known WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1900. Impressed marks beneath. 3 1/4" H., 4 1/8" W.
A Wm. Hutton silver plated Arts & Crafts egg stand for 5 with spoons circa 1900. This decadent egg serving stand consists of five 1-3/4" tall ball footed egg cups, the matching 4-1/2" ball-end egg spoons and the fitted 5-7/8" diameter base. The base is in the form of a deep round tray with mounting spikes for each egg cup which has a receptacle hole in the bottom; each egg cup retains some of its original interior gilding...
A Monarch silver plate handled fruit or bread basket from the 1890s. This great wedding or table decor item has three feet, a fancy swing-up handle and a fancy rim as well as central engraving. It measures 9-3/8" across and it stands 9-1/2" tall to the top of the handle. It was made and marked by the Monarch Silver Co. (a division of the Standard Silver Co. of Toronto, established in 1893)...
Among WMF's finest Secession interpretations. The bold vase with its gitterwerk open handles rises above a geometic support. A frieze depicting warriors and maidens in various pursuits enhances each side. Original cut crystal liner with fanning corners rests within. Losses to high points. Stunning form! Illustrated in the Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik catalogue, page 371. Firm's marks upon base. 13 1/8" H., 7" W.
Reticulated design typifies the fluidity of Art Nouveau with rambling, interlacing florals and vines. Top circumference is highlighted with open flower heads. Four footed florettes support the elegant bottle stand. Made by WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) in Germany circa 1907. Firm's makrs beneath.4 3/4" W., 4 1/8" H.
Stunning design! A robust wide band of foliates in high relief encircles the wine, or Champagne cooler. Curving handles with scroll elements further enhance the elegant form. Made by the Orivit workshop, well-known for fine Art Nouveau design in Cologne, Germany circa 1910. 9 1/4" H., 11 1/2" W. to handles
Simply beautiful Jugendstil bottle stand with undulating and reticulated design rising above an octagonal base. Made by the Orivit workshop in Germany circa 1904. An example pictured in the book titled, "Orivit," page 67. 3 5/8" H. 5 1/4" W.
An English silver plated swing handle bread or fruit basket with a cutout pierced gallery. This attractive, high quality table accessory measures 10-1/2 x 8-1/8" across and the handle rises to 8-1/2" high. It has a pierced or openwork gallery and what appears to be shamrock cutouts. It is stamped with CJA EPNS MADE IN ENGLAND and the maker is Charles James Allen (1898~1912)...