Jugendstil desk decor. So much more fun than the office supply store. Peter Tereszczuk, designer. Living from 1875 to 1963, he was born in what is now part of the Ukraine but was then Austria. Known for his bronze Art Nouveau figurines.

Inkstand in the form of a couple in a rowing boat. Late 19th-early 20th c. Austrian. Gilt patinated cast bronze. Maker’s marks: Shaped base bearing signature and “A.R'” foundry stamp. Image © Tooveys, West Sussex. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/429255/peter-tereszczuk-a-late-19thearly-20th-century-austrian-gilt
Bronze sculptural aquarium in patinated bronze with glass sides featuring at one end a finely modeled figure of a bathing maiden with a young boy, standing on a rocky outcrop at the water’s edge. ca. 1920. Austrian. Maker’s marks: Partial signature “ZUK” for Peter Tereszczuk and foundry mark “AR” for Arthur Rubenstein, Vienna. Image © Adrian Alan Fine Art & Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.adrianalan.com/object-detail/835573/0/peter-tereszczuk-an-unusual-art-nouveau  

Pair of bronze table maps with glass lampshades. Jugendstil. Austrian. Maker’s marks: Marked and signed on the base. Image © proantic.com and Antique and Gallery Mignon. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/en/display.php?mode=obj&id=604620

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