Superb Original WMF Art Nouveau, Silver Plated Figural Calling Card Tray. Signed Running Ostrich G (First design of the Running Ostrich), B, AS.
Recorded in the Art Nouveau Domestic Metalware Book Page 168, model 252A. This is the 100% original tray that other makers try and copy.
Here we have a superb example of a very collectable WMF Art Nouveau Silver Plated figural Calling card tray, finished in Britannia & Antique silver finish. Its in overall Superb condition the polish Silver literally gleams with a few very tiny age related marks, (being very critical) a wonderful stylish piece from one of the best metalware makers in the world WMF. This particular Figural Tray is very collectable and its absolutely timeless, looks wonderful in any setting. The WMF Marks are on the back of the tray situated just under the trellis work at the top of the tray, they are very small, but clear and deep marks, see photo 7.Exceptional condition, No silver loss, no dents, no scratches, No silver rubbings, No damage or repairs whatsoever. Some very fine polishing marks and maybe a minute pin head micro dint, difficult to say really, so just mentioning. Over 120 years of age and a stunningly beautiful piece. Height : 2.8cm highest point.
Please checkout the photos as they are an important part of my description and they will reflect the style, condition and beauty of this stunning WMF Figural Calling card Tray. The item "WMF Superb Original Art Nouveau Silver Plated Figural Calling Card Tray, Signed" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Other Silver Plate". The seller is "dj1443" and is located in Mid Glamorgan . 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, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, 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, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.