Antique WMF Arts & Crafts Jungendstil Copper Tea Kettle & Burner, with brass stand made in Germany Germany, Circa 1905.
Beautifully executed in clean straight lines while the stand is made of brass, with four geometric supports. The copper tea kettle is set with a stylized carrying handle with a woven material to prevent burns . Marked with WMF symbol and the number 50. This item is an absolute must for any serious antique collector. The stand is 18 1/2" tall by 12 1/2" wide. The condition is very fine. It is complete with burner, stand kettle and lid.
THE FACTORY - WMF ( Wurttembergische Metallwaren Fabrik )
The firm WMF were producing metalware in different styles: ours is Jungendstil from the Arts & Crafts period. This is in excellent condition with some unraveling on the wrapping at the handle.
Art & Antiques from Victorian through the 1950's and slightly beyond
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