A 1930s German WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik) glass bowl.
Of footed flared form cased in clear crystal over veined and fissured streaks in ochre and amethyst over a part opal ground.
WMF, or the Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik, is a metal works near Stuttgart in Germany specialising in decorative metal and silver-plated items. They started making their own glass inserts for this metal-ware in 1883. Hugo Debach became director of the company in 1904, and when the original 1883 glass house was destroyed during the First World War he had a new glassworks built, which opened in 1922.
Height: 9.5 cm
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