Art Nouveau WMF Maiden Mirror, circa 1906, Germany, silver plated, pattern number 108a. Original beveled glass mirror and wood back, the frame decorated with openwork foliage and a reclining maiden in shallow relief, easel support, stamped maker’s marks WMF 1/0 and design number marks. Also stamped on easel H. Nos & Cia for importers Buenos Aires Argentina. Height: 20 inches. Width: 12 inches. Condition: small chip under metal not very visible see last photo, age crack to wood on reverse, mentioned purely for accuracy purposes only. Ref: WMF 1906 Catalogue Page 295
Art Nouveau WMF Maiden Mirror, circa 1906, Germanyby Louis Wine
Art Nouveau WMF Maiden Mirror, circa 1906, Germany
Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.