WMF Candlestick with Chiselled Decoration

WMF Three-Light Candelabra

 

Height:  53 cm

Material: silver-plated brass

Period: early 20th century

Origin: Germany

Maker: WMF (Württembergische Metallwaren Fabrik - Württemberg Metalwork Factory)

 

Price: € 450

 

   The large candelabra with round base and baluster stem entirely covered with minutely made engine turned decoration and engraved foliage motives and volutes. The upper part is detachable. It is in a shape of highly elaborated foliage scrolls forming opulent sconces holding three nozzles with drip pans with engine turned decoration. The base is stamped with the WMF hallmark, positioned near the rim.

   The candelabrum is made in Historicism style reflecting Baroque taste, very popular among the high middle class during the 19th century.

    WMF is among the most successful German companies with the tradition of producing high quality and superbly designed household decorative objects and utensils made in silver-plated metal dating back in the middle of the 19th century. For further reading about WMF please see the article WMF – The Company History.

  

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