RARE ORIGINAL PAIR OF WMF FIGURAL ART NOUVEAU CANDLESTICKS. 10" (25cm) - high 5" (12.5cm) - approx across. I HAVE DONE NOTHING TO THESE THEY WERE PAINTED BLACK , GOLD AND NOW BACK TO THERE ANTIQUE SILVER FINISH WITH MARKS AS YOU CAN SEE IN PHOTOS AND SOME OF THE PAINT STILL ON THEM. THEY ARE AS I HAVE HAD THEM LYING FOR MANY YEARS , I WANT THEM TO GO TO A LOVING HOME , NOT POLISHED OR TOUCHED.
THEY HAVE HOLES IN THE TOP , NOT SURE IF USED as ELECTRIC LAMPS? THESE ARE SOLID NOT HOLLOW. THE BEST EUROPEAN ART NOUVEAU.PLEASE MAKE OFFERS I LOVE TO HAGGLE! German Metalware production company Founded in 1880 by the merger of two existing German companies, the W?
RTTEMBERGISCHE METALWARENFABRIK was, around 1900, the world's largest producer and exporter of household metalware, mainly in the JUGENDSTIL style. Widely known by its initials, WMF, the company preferred to create its own designs and so the main proportion of the beautyful creations in Art Nouveau style are from their own Art studio which he was director from 1894 to 1914 by sculptor and designer Albert Mayer. WMF was the inscription used within this time.
Mayer, specialized in designs which depicted beautiful maidens & nymphs with flowing hair and graceful postures. DUE TO THE MARKS ON BASE THESE WITHIN THAT TIME PERIOD DUE TO markings stamped WMF TBE MARK'as' = antique silver finish ALSI MARKED'1/0' = normal thickness of gilding or silver plating. THEREFORE THESE ARE EARLY DUE TO STAMPED MARKINGS ON BASE AS PHOTOS SHOW. Height APPROX 10 THERE IS TARNISH AND PAINT MARKS FROM PREVIOUS ERAS AND STYLES, BEEN THROUGH A LOT OF CHANGES OVER 120 ODD YEARS.Jugendstil ("Youth Style") was an artistic movement, particularly in the decorative arts, that was influential primarily in Germany and elsewhere in Europe to a lesser extent from about 1895 until about 1910.  It was the German counterpart of Art Nouveau. The members of the movement were reacting against the historicism and neo-classicism of the official art and architecture academies.
It took its name from the art journal Jugend, founded by the German artist Georg Hirth. It was especially active in the graphic arts and interior decoration.PLEASE READ DESCRIPTION, COLOUR MAY VARY SLIGHTLY DUE TO LIGHTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY. PLEASE PLEASE ANY ISSUE NO MATTER HOW SMALL CONTACT ME IN FIRST INSTANCE AS I ALWAYS GIVE 100% TO MY CUSTOMERS TO MAKE A HAPPY EXPERIENCE. SMILE IF YOU STILL HAVE TEETH ###128513.
The item "RARE PAIR OF WMF as ART NOUVEAU nymph Jugendstil candle holders BY ALBERT MAYER" is in sale since Monday, January 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Art Nouveau". The seller is "ellevennde" and is located in Gullane. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.