WMF maiden figural toilet mirror

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Object Description

WMF Art Nouveau figural toilet mirror, the four footed base cast as a maiden wearing a long flowing dress. Her arms are outstretched, and she holds a flowering branch aloft which supports the circular mirror. Maker’s marks impressed underneath one foot – ‘WMF’, ‘I/O’ (normal thickness of plating/gilding) and ‘EP’ (Electro-plated). Similar piece illustrated on page 297, ‘Art Nouveau Domestic Design from Wurttembergische Metallwaren Fabrik’ published by the ‘Antique Collectors Club’.

Object Condition

Generally Good. Top half of flower on top of the mirror is missing. Breaks where frame has come slightly away from maidens hands. Some wear and scratches to reverse of the mirror, and one screw missing. Rubbing to the maiden and frame. Tarnishing to reverse of mirror. Repairs where mirror joins the frame. Now in good working order.

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