WMF (Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik) is a German company that was founded in 1853 by Daniel Straub as a small metalware factory in Geislingen an der Steige, a town in the state of Baden-W├╝rttemberg. The company became known as the W├╝rttembergische Metallwarenfabrik in 1880, following the merger of Straub & Schweizer of Geislingen and A. Ritter & Co. of Esslingen. The factory's main production was of metal and electroplated household wares, but they also made electrotype reproductions of historical metalware.

Initially, WMF produced household items such as cutlery, scissors, and kitchen tools, but the company expanded its product range over the years to include decorative metal objects and luxury goods such as champagne buckets and candelabras. WMF also became known for its innovative designs, which incorporated elements of Art Nouveau and other contemporary art movements.

In the early 20th century, WMF began to produce silver-plated tableware and other decorative more...

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An Art Nouveau glass tea caddy by Pallme-Konig, canister form…

Pallme-Konig Art Nouveau Glass Tea Caddy

An Art Nouveau glass tea caddy by Pallme-Konig, canister form with traditional iridescent trail and lustrous body. Silver plate screw-down lid with mark to interior, possibly that for WMF, height 17 cm.

WMF silver plate trinket box. Length 13 cm x 8 cm approx

WMF Silver Plate Trinket Box - 13x8cm

WMF silver plate trinket box. Length 13 cm x 8 cm approx

A good WMF Art Nouveau silver plate jewellery casket of…

Art Nouveau Silver Plate Jewellery Casket with Poppy Flower Finial

A good WMF Art Nouveau silver plate jewellery casket of serpentine bombe form, relief floral and tendril decoration, poppy flower applied finial to the lid enclosing a pale blue silk lined interior with buttoned base, raised on accentuated bracket feet.…

Antique WMF silver plated trinket box, 10.8 cm wide, 6 cm high

WMF Silver Plated Trinket Box - Antique

Antique WMF silver plated trinket box, 10.8 cm wide, 6 cm high

WMF Art Nouveau jewellery casket early 20th century, silvered…

Art Nouveau Maiden Portrait Jewelry Casket

WMF Art Nouveau jewellery casket early 20th century, silvered metal depicting maiden portraits front and back. Length 15 cm. Width 11.5 cm. Height 12.8 cm