Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Antique German Chrome Plated Jugendstil Art Deco Coffee /Tea Set c. Description: This beautiful and stylish chrome plated metal coffee set is made in a distinctive late Jugendstil style - the German version of Art Deco. It is an eclectic style that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Age imagery and materials. The style is often characterized by rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation.
Art Deco was a globally popular style and affected many areas of design. It was used widely in consumer products such as automobiles, furniture, cookware, china, textiles, jewelry, clocks, and electronic items such as radios, telephones, and jukeboxes. It also influenced architecture, interior design, industrial design, fashion, graphic arts, and cinema.Founded in 1880 by the merger of two existing German companies, the WÜRTTEMBERGISCHE METALWARENFABRIK was, around 1900, the world's largest producer and exporter of household metalware, mainly in the JUGENDSTIL style. 10.000 different items were produced from the teaspoon to enormous table centrepieces and the metal used was mainly pewter with silver plating and use of glass for some items.
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 was directed from 1894 by sculptor and designer Albert Mayer. The set consists of a tea pot, a coffee pot, a milk jar and a covered sugar bowl. It was made by the German company WMF in 1920s - 1930s.
The set is made of chrome plated metal with a beautiful repousse Art Deco ornament. It is marked with the famous WMF "ostrich" mark and the words Ges. The coffee pot is 9 tall. The set is in excellent condition - there are no damage or repairs, no dings and scratches.Use the FREE Counters 1 million sellers do - Vendio! The item "Antique German Chrome Plated Jugendstil Art Deco Coffee/Tea Set by WMF c. 1920s" is in sale since Friday, September 16, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Metalware".
The seller is "beer-stein" and is located in California. This item can be shipped worldwide.