Decorate your garden the Jugendstil way. Plates from the 1912 garden furniture trade catalog “Rheinauer Gartenmobel : Spalierwerke, Holzarbeiten fur Parkanlagen, Veranden und Wintergarten, Gartenlauben, Gartenhauser” put out by Beissbarth & Hoffmann who were located in Mannheim-Rheinau, Germany. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

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Bench and chair, both made by Professor Peter Behrens, Berlin. Figure 905, page 15 (detail). Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n15/mode/2up
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Bench design, both by Professor Peter Behrens, Berlin. Figures 925 and 943, page 17. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n17/mode/2up
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Benches with rounded backs by Professor Peter Behrens, Berlin. Figures 903 and 904, page 15. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n15/mode/2up
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Bower and latticework for climbing plants. Figures 941 and 941a. Page 68. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n68/mode/2up
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Pavilion by Professor Emanuel von Seidl, München. Page 71. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n71/mode/2up
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Plant stands, figures 601-604a. Page 91. Collections of the Canadian Centre for Architecture. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/RheinauerGartenmbelSpalierwerkeHolzarbeitenFurParkanlagenVeranden/page/n91/mode/2up

Porcelain with young women draped over it for life. Austrian. Ernst Wahliss. Living from 1837 to 1900, Wahliss started out in sales for a porcelain factory, Founding his own ceramics firm in what is now Czechoslovakia, he launched a store called “Wahliss” in Vienna and exported porcelain across Europe while being Vienna’s leading porcelain dealer.

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Pair of amphora vases decorated with maidens and calla lilies. ca. 1900. Austrian. Porcelain with partial gilt and polychrome decoration. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/ernst-wahliss/pair-of-ernst-wahliss-porcelain-partial-gilt-and-OWB8xGSAAw8-nfDfP9crKA2

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Centerpiece. ca. 1897. Austrian. Porcelain. centerpiece. Makers marks: Ernst Wahliss crown mark used from 1897 to 1906. Workmans marks and impressed mark “4380 1.” Image © 2019 Antique-Marks.com. Fair use license. via https://antique-marks.com/wahliss-porcelain-centerpiece.html
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Figural spill vase modeled as a young standing woman and seated man playing a flute and pipes on a rectangular base with four feet with an open tree trunk to one side to hold the spills. ca. 1900. Austrian. Decorated in blush ivory colors with gilded highlights. Makers marks: green makers lozenge marked “Royal Vienna Wahliss” to the base with various other painted numbers and marks. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/antique-austrian-ernst-wahliss-royal-vienna-porcelain-spill-vase-circa-1900/id-f_15476892/
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Porcelain figure of a nude maiden on a shell decorated base. ca. 1900. Austrian. Image © 2020 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/04be01-belle-epoque/catalogue/1110-ernst-wahliss-art-nouveau-porcelain-figure-of-a-nude

Jugendstil design for a touch of Art Moderne before that very fashionable cousin comes to tea. From”Kunst und Handwerk: Zeitschrift für Kunstgewerbe und Kunsthandwerk seit 1851: 52″. A journal of arts and crafts, these are from their 1901 to 1902 issues. Collections of the Heidelberg University Libraries.

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“Landsitz Berlepsch Senstervergitterungen in Schmiedeeisen, ausgefuhrt von Keifer and Company München.” (Wrought iron window grills for a country residence). 1901-1902. Image 7, page 18. Image © and digitalized by the Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0018/image
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“Landsitz Berlepsch Senstervergitterungen in Schmiedeeisen, ausgefuhrt von Keifer and Company München.” (Wrought iron window grills for a country residence. 1901-1902. Figure 9, Image 6, page 17. Image © and digitalized by the Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0017/image
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“Landsitz Berlepsch Senstervergitterungen in Schmiedeeisen, ausgefuhrt von Keifer and Company München.” (Wrought iron window grills for a country residence. 1901-1902. Figure 9, Image 6, page 17. Image © and digitalized by the Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0017/image
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“Villa Tobler, Zürich. Treppenhausfenster dergitterung in Schmiedeeisen ausgeführt von Keifer und Company München” (Grill in wrought iron for a stairwell). Figure 16. Image 10, page 21. Image © and digitalized by the Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0021/image
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“Füllungen von Leonb Hellmuth, Ansbach” (Designs for filling in spaces designed by Leonhard Hellmuth). Figures 446 and 447, image 276. page 295. Image © and digitalized by the Heidelberg University Library. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/kuh1901_1902/0295/image

Vide-poche so fancy looking you’d better keep Princess Alexandra’s card in it by itself and put the ones from everyone else in something else. A vide-poche is a small container that you keep by the door to put your keys in when you get home.

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“An Embrace” vide poche with the design of the heads and torsos of a man and a woman, sweeping up from the sides of the dish with an arm around each other. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. French. Gilt bronze. Max Blondat, designer. Makers marks: Signed, “MAX-BLONDAT”. Foundry mark fork “Siot Paris”. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/desk-accessories/max-blondat-french-art-nouveau-gilt-bronze-vide-poche/id-f_1091822/
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Vide pouch in the form of a stemmed bowl with gilt bronze fringe. Napoleon III in style. Mother of pearl and gilt bronze in a floral motif with tassels. Maker not known. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-French-Palais-Royal-Mother-of-Pearl-Vide-Poche-Open-Salt-or-Jewel-Dish-/302988255346
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Trefoil shaped vide poche with a polychrome champlevé enamel dish and gilt brass winged dragon. ca. 1900. Chinoiserie. French. Enamel and gilt bronze. Image © Daelmans and antiek.com. Fair use license. via http://www.antiek.com/daelmans-106/champleve-enamel-vide-poche-in-chinoiserie-style-france-circa-1900-1320032

Decorative pieces to make your desk look much nicer. Erhard & Söhne, maker. In 1904 they held the world-patent for the manufacture of brass-inlay. From their factory in Baden-Württemberg, Germany they shipped worldwide. Still in existence but nowadays they build automobiles, not make pretty boxes.

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Schmuckschatulle (jewelry box). No date. Brass and mahogany. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/erhard-s%C3%B6hne-co/schmuckschatulle-FdEl38qYfgnOrpxE4Mtuxw2
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Casket inlaid with a figurative frieze of knights, dragon, blacksmith, horse, sleeping maiden, horse, and a bird in a tree. Cover set with quartz cabochons backed with pink foil. Velvet lined interior and key with a lion motif that is stamped “EH.” ca. 1920. Amboyna and brass. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/an-erhard-sohne-amboyna-and-brass-5778291-details.aspx
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Decorative box. 1925. Art Déco. Brass with a wooden interior. Designed by Eugen Schwemmle and made by Erhard & Söhne. Maker’s marks: Trademark for Erhard & Söhne. Image Catawiki © 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/l/11193199-erhard-sohne-eugen-schwemmle-design-art-deco-brass-box
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Desktop document holder. ca. 1920. Rosewood and stenciled brass. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/desk-accessories/desk-sets/stunning-art-deco-desktop-document-holder-brass-rosewood-erhard-sohne/id-f_17885551/

Stylized animals and plants, plates from Arnold Lyongrun’s 1899 work “Neue freie Dekorationsmotive entwickelt aus dem Tier- und Pflanzenreich : Eine Auswahl von Entwurfen in modernen Stil, mit Rucksicht auf die praktische Verwendung im Kunstgewerbe” which was published in Leipzig by B.F. Voigt. Pochoir prints.

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Plate 1, page 6. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/neuefreiedekorat00lyon/page/n6/mode/2up
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Plate 4, page 14. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/neuefreiedekorat00lyon/page/n11/mode/2up
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Plate 2, page 10. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/neuefreiedekorat00lyon/page/n8/mode/2up
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Plate 3, page 12. Collections of the Clark Institute Library. Digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/neuefreiedekorat00lyon/page/n9/mode/2up

Art Nouveau maidens in bronze. All from around 1900 and created by sculptor Charles Korschann (1872-1943) who was born in what is now Czechoslovakia but mostly worked in Paris.

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“Femme Solifleur” vase in brown patinated bronze with a gilt bronze handle in the form of a stretched nymph. Late 19th c. Makers marks: Signed “Korschann.” Foundry mark for Louchet Paris. Image © 2020, Hickmet Fine Arts. Fair use license. via https://hickmet.com/products/charles-korschann-femme-solifleur
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Patinated bronze figural vase modeled and cast with a gilt bronze maiden or nymph standing on an elliptical vase embellished with flowers. ca. 1900. Makers marks: Signed “Ch. Korschann, Paris.” Foundry seal for Louchet, Paris. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-charles-korschann-1872-1943-patinated-and-gilt-5765629-details.aspx
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Gilt bronze vase with nude and a background decorated with flowers. ca. 1901. Makers marks: Signed “Korschann.” Foundry mark for Foundry stamp Louchet, Paris. Image ©2020 DECONAMIC. Fair use license. via https://www.deconamic.com/collection/sold/charles-korschann/art-nouveau-gilt-bronze-vase-with-nude-892722
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Inkwell and desk tidy in the motif of a maiden standing among flowers and leaves, with the tray spreading out either side of her. ca. 1900. Makers marks: signed “Korschann.” Foundry marks for Colin Foundry, Paris. Image © 2016 Nouveau Deco Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Everything-Else/Charles-Korschann-Inkwell.Html

Art Nouveau era majolica glazed ceramics. Various makers and countries. All in wonderful colors.

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Candlestick. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. French. Ceramic with multicolor stylized floral motifs with gilded bronze. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/candle-holders/candelabras/art-nouveau-ceramics-bronze-candelabra-majolica-circa-1900/id-f_18958052/
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Swan centerpiece in the form of a sleigh with a large shell on an ice skate with a swan at its head. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. Majolica/Barbotine art pottery. Signed “Eichwald”. Eichwald Company, maker. Image © 1998-2020 Ruby Lane, Inc. and My French Attic. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/1417236-487/Magnificent-Art-Nouveau-Majolica-Barbotine-Swan
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Tall vase with a tube-lined design of cranes in a marsh landscape Fitted in a gilt metal arrowroot motif stand. ca. 1900. Bohemian. Makers marks: “JCB” for Julian Dresser. Julian Dresser, maker. Image © catalog.quittenbaum.de. Fair use license. via https://www.quittenbaum.de/en/auctions/art-nouveau—art-deco/120/dressler-julius-biela-tall-vase-with-handles-c1900-80073/

Have a cup of tea the Jugendstil way. The Eastern European version of Art Nouveau and dating from around 1900 to 1913.

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Teakettle with heater. Jugendstil. German. Copper and brass. F & R Fischer, maker. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.de/itm/273509832308
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Tea kettle with heater. Jugendstil. Brass and copper. Makers marks: Impressed “D” and “OED” with crossed swords on underside. Image © 2011-2020 Auctionet.com. Fair use license. via https://auctionet.com/en/925582-jugendstil-teekessel-mit-rechaud/images
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Teapot with heater and raffia wrapped handle. Jugendstil. Brass with the teapot having a tinned interior. Part hallmarked. Image © Kunst-Auktionshaus Wendl, Rudolstadt, and Very Important Lot. Fair use license. via https://veryimportantlot.com/en/lot/view/jugendstil-teekanne-aus-messing-mit-rechaud-240833
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Teakettle with heater. Jugendstil. ca. 1910. Brass and copper. Designed by Dutch designer Jan Eisenloeffel for F. & R. Fischer which was in Germany. Image © 2020 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/de/listing/727975242/jugendstil-tea-kettle-on-rechaud-brass?ref=listing_published_alert

Art Nouveau/Jugendstil silver and pewter made by JP Kayser & Sohn AG which was located in Krefeld, Germany. Opening their first foundry in 1844 they finally went out of business in 1930. In 1900 their work earned a gold medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle.

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Art Nouveau vase in white metal. ca. 1900. Designed and signed by Hugo Leven probably for J. P Kayser Sohn. Leven did a lot of their design work. Image © 2008-2020 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/581/489-a-hugo-leven-white-metal-art-nouveau-vase-probably-for-j-p-kayser-sohn-germany
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Jewel casket. ca. 1900. Silver plate. Image © 2014 Dorian Frank. Fair use license. via https://www.dorianfrank.com/product/kayser-sohn-art-nouveau-jewel-casket/
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Inkwell and pen tray, modeled as a bobsleigh with sculptured four men team on board. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau. Silvered pewter. Probably designed by W. Zwick. Marked with the Kayser and Sohn logo. Image © 1998-2020 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/1190085-0099-0931/Kayser-Art-Nouveau-Novelty-Silvered-Pewter