Dish

A dish with includes a flowing female form along the edge.

Silver-plated pewter, made by Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF), Geislingen, Germany, about 1900

Female figures in swirling, flowing gowns were popular subjects for Art Nouveau-style objects. In this case, an iris, with its typical curling petals has also been used to decorate a dish.

Purchased, 1999