WMF Art Deco Ikora glass bowl with wide flat rim and deep bowl. Cased in clear crystal over internal veined and fissured decoration in golden-amber and deep purple. Graduated green rim. The bowl is 26.5 cm in diameter and 6.5 cm in height.

 

WMF started making glass in 1883 when a glass house was built at Geisslingen near Stuttgart to produce their own glass inserts. The original 1883 glass house was destroyed during the First World War and a new, more modern facility opened in 1922. The young glass designer Karl Wiedmann perfected the technique of iridized surfaces and the resulting "MYRA"- Kristall entered production in 1926. The same year also saw the beginning of the first "IKORA" glass - reputedly discovered by accident whilst correcting a Myra glass piece. Both Myra and Ikora glass continued to be produced until around 1936, when production of art-glass ceased. Because of the technique used, combining colours and treatments, each Ikora piece is unique.

Art Deco WMF Wide Rim Ikora Glass Bowl c1930

SKU: GL188
£185.00Price
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  • This glass bowl is in excellent condition commensurate with age. No chips, cracks or abrasions. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.

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