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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A WMF figural silver plate desk set, late 19th century, with…

19th Century WMF Figural Silver Plate Desk Set with Bell

A WMF figural silver plate desk set, late 19th century, with bell, inkwell and blotter, 23 cm high

Art Nouveau WMF silver plate ink stand with an in relief young…

WMF Art Nouveau Silver Plate Ink Stand

Art Nouveau WMF silver plate ink stand with an in relief young women and floral decoration, original glass ink insert, marked and numbered to base, width 31 cm

WMF Nouveau figural inkwell

Nouveau Figural Inkwell

WMF Nouveau figural inkwell

A brass Art Nouveau letter rack, in the manner of WMF and an…

Art Nouveau Brass Letter Rack and Inkstand from Coote Estate

A brass Art Nouveau letter rack, in the manner of WMF and an inkstand with foliate decoration. Provenance: The Estate of Emeritus Professor Brian Coote CBE, FRSNZ (1929 - 2019)

WMF style plated inkwell

WMF Plated Inkwell

WMF style plated inkwell

WMF Art Nouveau S/P desk stand oblong shape with lidded central…

Art Nouveau Desk Stand with Inkwell

WMF Art Nouveau S/P desk stand oblong shape with lidded central inkwell

WMF Art Nouveau ink stand

Art Nouveau Ink Stand

WMF Art Nouveau ink stand

An Art Deco WMF silver plated 'Polar Bear' Inkstand, circa 1920,…

Art Deco Polar Bear Inkstand

An Art Deco WMF silver plated 'Polar Bear' Inkstand, circa 1920, depicting a bear clambering over glacier form hidden inkwells above pen tray, marked EPNS and faint impression of impressed mark, 35 cm width x 18 cm high.

Antique silver plate WMF figural 'maiden' inkwell/desk set.…

WMF Maiden Figural Inkwell & Desk Set

Antique silver plate WMF figural 'maiden' inkwell/desk set. Impressed marks to base, approx, approx 20 cm high, 18 cm wide, 18 cm deep

A silver plated polar bear and iceberg inkwell by WMF, Austrian,…

WMF Polar Bear and Iceberg Inkwell, 1930s

A silver plated polar bear and iceberg inkwell by WMF, Austrian, circa 1930, signed. 35 cm wide, 20 cm deep

A WMF copper inkwell, Austrian, circa 1905, stamped mark to lid

Austrian WMF Copper Inkwell, Circa 1905, Stamped Mark

A WMF copper inkwell, Austrian, circa 1905, stamped mark to lid

WMF Art Nouveau figural inkwell early 20th century, silvered…

Art Nouveau Maiden Inkwell

WMF Art Nouveau figural inkwell early 20th century, silvered metal depicting maiden with book with glass ink bottle insert. Height 19 cm