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A Rare WMF Copper Charger With Lozenge Mark c1905

Heading : A Rare WMF Copper Charger
Date : 1900-1910. Early ostrich in lozenge mark
Origin : Gelsingen-an-der-Steige, Germany.

Decoration : A Teutonic-Nordic maiden surrounded by horse chestnuts
Size : 43.4cm diameter
Condition : The fold on the rim has been distorted in a small section. This is only appreciable from the non-display side or when viewed rim side on
Restoration : None
Weight :  1251grams

Should this not be 'Norse chestnuts'? This could be considered to be a Germanic equivalent of a pears soap poster. Horse chestnuts were used in some Balkan cultures to make soap, we do not know if this knowledge reached Germany but in rural North England conkers were known as "Viking Soaps".

 

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  • Product Code: 21040412
  • Availability: Sold
  • £250.00

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