Beautiful textiles produced by Alexander Morton (1844-1923). Starting out selling muslins created in weavers’ homes, Morton established his own factory and produced fabrics with designs he bought from the Silver Studio and Bailie Scott, amongst others. His fabrics were carried by Liberty of London. Morton was born in Scotland but his factories were in Ireland.

Cotton textile with a design inspired by Sardinian peasant embroideries. 1926. British. Cotton in a plain weave with brocading in chenille yarns. Alexander Morton, designer. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18343651/
Wool and silk woven furnishing fabric, double cloth with silk pockets in an Italian style with floral and leaf tracery. ca. 1891. British. Alexander Morton and Company, maker. Courtaulds Design Library Collections, Victoria and Albert Museum. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2021. Fair use license. via https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O1434621/furnishing-fabric-alexander-morton/
Furnishing fabric woven with a tapestry effect with peacocks, flowers, tulips, vines, and leaves. 1890-1900. British. Wool and cotton. Alexander Morton and Company, maker. Courtaulds Design Library Collections, Victoria and Albert Museum. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2021. Fair use license. via https://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O1434568/furnishing-fabric-alexander-morton/

Ceramic vases by the Dutch firm of Rozenburg den Haag which started up in 1883 and closed in 1917 in the Hague. Art Nouveau/Niewe Kunst.

Polychrome painted earthenware vase with decorative decoration, executed by Rozenburg, The Hague 1898 Polychrome painted earthenware vase with decorative decoration. 1898. Dutch. Image © 2021 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/en/l/25263819-rozenburg-den-haag-vase
Glazed earthenware vase with the decoration depicting a drapery in green with curved gold-yellow ribbons and floral elements in between. 1894. Dutch, made in The Hague. Maker’s marks: marked with the letter “L” of the year 1894. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/rozenburg-earthenware-vase-hague-netherlands-1894/id-f_18624792/#skuId=f_18624792S1
Earthenware Glazed earthenware vase in a thistle design, hand-painted in the colors of deep blue, purple, green, lilac, emerald, yellow, and red on a creamy white ground. 1914. Made in The Hague. Maker’s marks: marked in black underglaze on the bottom with the Rozenburg mark. Marked for 1914. Image © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. and Delta 98 den Haag. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/401676583995?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=401676583995&targetid=1264660049173&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9002058&poi=&campaignid=11616960427&mkgroupid=123084560620&rlsatarget=pla-1264660049173&abcId=9300455&merchantid=101733458&gclid=CjwK

Jugendstil brooches, all of these from a recent auction catalogue from Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH in Vienna. Made in Austria and Germany.

Brooch in embossed silver and coral. 1925. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna. Maker’s marks: mark for Hoopoe and an illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1925-silber-getrieben-koralle-seitlich-gemarkt-53907422?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in embossed silver and moss agate. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna, probably by Anton Pribyl. Maker’s marks: marked on the side with a mark for “Greyhound.” Badly legible master’s mark “AP” probably for Anton Pribyl, inspection mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1900-silber-getrieben-moosachat-seitlich-gemarkt-53907427?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in chased silver, pearls and lapis lazuli with enamel. ca. 1909. Jugendstil. Probably made in Germany. Maker’s marks: marked on the back: silver fineness “975”; illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wohl-deutschland-um-1909-silber-getrieben-perlen-lapislazuli-53907429?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2

Silver centerpieces by Alphonse Debain who came from a family of French silversmiths. The first Debain hallmark was registered in 1847 by Alphonse’s grandfather with Alphonse succeeding from his father in the family business in 1883.

Rotunda form silver and marble centerpiece comprising three elements with six silver Corinthian capitals and bases on fluted marble columns mounted on a stepped circular base enclosing an altar with silver mounts and a bronze flame, the entablature with an open-work frieze of folate scrolls. Removable domed cover with pierced diaper-work surmounted by an urn-shaped finial with flame. The centerpiece flanked by two separate plateaux with gallery. 1878. French. Silver with marble columns and a bronze flame. Made by Alphonse Debain. Maker’s marks: Mark for A. Debain and hallmarked on the done, altar rim and plateaux “A D/ 1878 export mark.” Image  © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. and New York City Estate Auction. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/showplace/a-debain-french-silver-marble-centerpiece-19th-c-1507175
Silver centerpiece in the style of Louis XV. ca. 1900. French. Alphonse Debain, maker. Maker’s marks: Maker`s mark of Alphonse Debain. Image © 2021 Masterart.com and Koopman Rare Art. Fair use license. via https://www.masterart.com/artworks/8948/alphonse-debain-a-french-silver-louis-xv-style-centrepiece

Make your back hall look like Queen Victoria’s conservatory. Pochoir prints from Eugène Grasset’s 1896 portfolio “La Plante et ses Applications Ornementales sous la Direction.”

“Couronne Imperiale.” Plate 16. Page 35. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n35/mode/1up
“Geranium Sauvage.” Plate 19, page 41. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n41/mode/1up
‘Cyclamen.” Plate 22. Page 45. Collections of the Smithsonian Libraries. Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/planteetsesappl00Gras/page/n45/mode/1up

Gilded up Art Nouveau ladies forever stuck in the art. Sculptures and a vase by French artist Maurice Bouval who lived from 1863 to 1916.

Gilt bronze vase with nude and leaves. 1910. Art Nouveau. French. Maurice Bouval, creator. Cast at the Colin Foundry in Paris. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/figurative-sculptures/art-nouveau-gilt-bronze-vase-nude-leaves-maurice-bouval-france-1910/id-f_23311902/
“Obsession et rêve” suite of four candelabra. ca. 1898. French. Chased gilt bronze on marble plinths. Maurice Bouval, artist. Maker’s marks: Signed “M. Bouval” in the bronze. Foundry mark for Thiebaut Frères, Paris. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5488859
Gilt bronze lidded vessel. ca, 1900. Art Nouveau. French. Maurice Bouval, artist. Marker’s marks: Stamped “M. BOUVAL.” Circular “JOLLET ET CIE stamp to base. Image © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/rago/maurice-bouval-art-nouveau-vessel-602151

Art Nouveau iris, taken form Maurice Pillard’s “Etude de la plante: son application aux industries d’art: pochoir, papier peint, etoffes, céramique, marqueterie, tapis, ferronnerie, reliure, dentelles, broderies, vitrail, mosaïque, bijouterie, bronze, orfévrerie” which was printed in Paris in 1903 by the Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts.

“Iris Germanique, plan de la fleur.” Page 39/image 44. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n44/mode/1up
“Iris Germanique.” Figure 37, page 44. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n44/mode/1up
“Iris Germanique. Couronnement de grille en fer forgé.” Figure 39. Page 46. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125005959479/page/n46/mode/1up

Cabinet vases. Art glass from around 1900 made by Tiffany Studios of New York City.

Decorated Cabinet Vase Decorated cabinet vase in favrile glass. ca. 1898-1900. American. Maker’s marks: engraved “L.C.T./Q40” on the base. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/design/decorated-cabinet-vase
Favrile and millifiore art glass cabinet vase, with overall purple iridescence with silver vines, green ivy and interspersed millifiore. ca. 1902. American. Maker’s marks: Inscribed “L.C.T.” to the base. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/tiffany-favrile-millifiore-glass-cabinet-vase-circa-1902/id-f_20371202/
Favrile glass cabinet vase. Early 20th c. American. Maker’s marks: marked “L.C.T, H. 1518”. Imaged by and image © Heritage Auctions, HA.com. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/glass/tiffany-studios-favrile-glass-cabinet-vase-early-20th-centurymarks-lct-h-15182-x-4-inches-51-x-102-cm-/a/8006-79291.s

Art Nouveau imagery. Various artists. Digital collections of the New York Public Library.

Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). 1893-1908. Image 16. Victor Lhuer, artist. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e74-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99/book?parent=fc7d4980-c54f-012f-febe-58d385a7bc34#page/17/mode/2up
Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). 1893-1908. Image 17. Victor Lhuer, artist. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e6e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#/?rotate=90
Art Nouveau design. (image turned sideways). Printed “Armand Guerinet, 140 Fg. St. Martin, Paris.”1893-1908. Image 17. In the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e6d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Art Nouveau pattern depicting women outdoors. 1893-1908. . In the public domain due to age.https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3e87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Jugendstil/Art Nouveau Majolica porcelain centerpieces made by Eichwald of Bohemia in what is now Czechoslovakia. Lovely colors.

Oval Majolica ceramic centerpiece with the bowl adorned with small rose blossoms on two sides which sits on a great shaped base with two white blossoms and red accents. ca. 1910. Bohemian. Eichwald, maker. Maker’s marks: Impressed “Eichwald and the Model Number 3013 on the bottom. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/centerpieces/ceramic-centerpiece-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1910/id-f_13097751/
Large Majolica centerpiece with the top bowl surrounded by berries and leaves set on a gray background and floating on three beige columns. ca. 1910. Bohemian, assumed on the basis of various attributes to be Eichwald. Model number “4538” impressed on the bottom. Image © 2019 Vinterior Group Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.vinterior.co/home-decor/accessories/other-objects/majolica-centerpiece-by-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1910
Majolica ceramic garniture with two vases and a centerpiece or jardinière in white, blue and dark petrol tones. ca. 1915. Bohemian. Eichwald, maker. Maker’s marks: Each piece marked “EICHWALD”, the centerpiece showing the model number “4353” and both vases being model number “986/4.” Image © 2019 Vinterior Group Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.vinterior.co/art/ceramics/art-nouveau-ceramic-garniture-by-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1915