"Cup Covered And Its Art Deco Pitcher"Covered cup and carafe in hammered silver metal Hallmark of the house WMF (Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik) Diameter: 7 cm Length with the handle: 10 cm Height of the cup: 8 cm Height of the jug: 7 cm The firm WMF was created in 1853 in Germany by Daniel Straub who joined the brothers Schweizer. The company diversifies and offers high quality metal objects, tableware and coffee machines. She is recognized, for the quality of her creations, during the different world exhibitions including that of London in 1862. The Art Nouveau period and its fluid forms inspire the creators. The 1920s marked a turning point towards more sober and functional forms.