There is some water residue inside the glass. This may be professionally cleaned Restoration : None Weight : 1334 grams.
Reference : The Decanter Ancient to Modern by Andy McConnell Pg. This is the finest WMF silvered claret just that we have offered for sale. The design with its organic handle and bathing beauties amidst sinuous waves is pure nouveau.This is marked on the underside of one foot WMF EP I/O. This is one of the earliest WMF marks used from 1880 to 1918. It denotes that this is electroplated silver. The "ostrich" and beehive marks were not used until 1900. I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976. Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "A Very Fine Early WMF Claret Jug c1895" is in sale since Monday, April 27, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Date-Lined Glass\Art Nouveau (c. The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.