Vases almost too pretty to use. Design drawings tricked out in watercolor and gold by Austrian painter and architect Franz Staudigl, designer for the Viennese Serapis-Wahliss line of hand-decorated white earthenware. 1910’s.

Design drawing for a vase with a black diamond motif and gold, blue and green decorations around the center.
Design drawing for a vase with a black diamond motif and gold, blue and green decorations around the center. No date. Watercolor, graphite and gold leaf on paper. Collection of the Wolfsonian – Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF029075/00001/citation
Design drawing for a hexagonal vase with a dark blue vase neck and green and gold decorations.
Design drawing for a hexagonal vase with a dark blue vase neck and green and gold decorations. No date. Watercolor, ink and gold leaf on paper. Collection of the Wolfsonian – Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF029073/00001/citation
Design drawing for a vase. Made in Vienna around 1900.
Design drawing for a vase. Made in Vienna around 1900. Watercolor on paper. Part of a convolute of 70 drawings, watercolors and gouaches with designs of the Austrian painter and architect Franz Staudigl. Image © 2019 Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller. Fair use license. via https://www.klinebooks.com/pages/books/43793/franz-staudigl/contributions-to-ornamentation-with-70-original-artworks
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