Probably an alloy of Bronze, judging by the weight and quality; tin lined
Design veering towards Art Deco although it probably dates from the Jugendstil, Art Nouveau period
Excellent antique condition, no dents or dings apart from some unevenness on the underside; the interior needs a good clean - its a bit worn
Measures: 36 cm high, 12 cm diameter at the base
Signed and numbered on the base: WMF G, ostrich in a beehive, 123
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