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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Castles in the air, architectural drawings out of the Viennese Secession to dream your way into. Not sure they were all even built and not sure that matters. Otto Schönthal, architect (1878-1961).

Design for a villa. No date.
Design for a villa. No date. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://all-drawings.livejournal.com/449497.html
Architectural rendering. 1902.
Architectural rendering. 1902. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://all-drawings.livejournal.com/449497.html
Design for a domed synagogue, Trieste. ca. 1903.
Design for a domed synagogue, Trieste. ca. 1903. Pencil and colored washes on tracing paper. Collaboration by Schönthal with Emil Hoppe. © Estates of the artists. Image © drawingmatter.org. Fair use license. via https://www.drawingmatter.org/index/emil-hoppe-and-otto-schonthal-design-domed-synagogue-trieste-dm1923/

Portraits of Austrian ladies in a slightly faraway time. Gottlieb Theodor von Hartenkampf Kempf, artist. Living from 1871 to 1864, he showed with the Vienna Secession in 1899.

"Die Andacht" - The Devotion
“Die Andacht” – The Devotion. No date. Image © heirs of the artist. Fair use license. via http://artcontrarian.blogspot.com/2018/11/gottlieb-theodor-von-hartenkampf-kempf.html
"Will-o'-the-wisp." No date.
“Will-o’-the-wisp.” No date. Image © Metropress Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/25-blythe-road/catalogue-id-sr2510013/lot-d6bb878c-ddb5-455e-9cff-a5bf011a46bf
"Die Belauschung" (The Eavesdropping).
“Die Belauschung” (The Eavesdropping). No date. Image © heirs of the artist. Fair use license. via http://blog.daum.net/_blog/BlogTypeView.do?blogid=0kkGe&articleno=7073
"Les Lys."
“Les Lys.” No date. Image © Heirs of the artist. Fair use license. via https://leprincelointain.blogspot.com/2015/04/gottlieb-theodor-von-hartenkampf-kempf.html?spref=pi

Tea and coffee with the Wiener Kunst im Haus from just before the Wiener Werkstätte came along. Jugendstil. Jutta Sika and Kolomon Moser, designers. Living from 1877 to 1964, she studied ceramics under Moser who helped with the design work.

Light blue cup and saucer. 1901-1902.
Light blue cup and saucer. 1901-1902. Hard-paste porcelain with stenciled decoration. Jutta Sika, designer. Wiener Porzellan-Manufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee. Fair use license. via https://blog.mam.org/2011/11/04/from-museum-storage-wiener-werkstatte-vase/
Pot. 1901-1902.
Pot. 1901-1902. Porcelain with stencil design. Kolomon Moser and Jutta Sika, designers. Wiener Porzellanmanufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=collect-2947
Sauciere. 1901-1902.
Sauciere. 1901-1902. Porcelain with stencil design. Kolomon Moser and Jutta Sika, designers. Böhmische Manufaktur, manufacturer. Image © Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. https://sammlung.mak.at/sammlung_online?id=collect-14509
Coffee set. ca. 1902.
Coffee set. ca. 1902. Porcelain. Jutta Sika, designer. Wiener Porzellan Josef Böck, manufacturer. Schule Professor Koloman Moser, producer. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2013/09/17/coffee-talk-celebrating-the-birth-of-jutta-sika/

Dream visions of a 1920’s kind. Lithographs from Austrian artist Mariette Lydis’ dream dictionary “Orientalisches Traumbuch” which also had illustrations of the zodiac. Published by Muller and Company in Potsdam in 1925.

Plate.
Gold raised plate. Image © J.-F. Fourcade, Paris. Fair use license. via http://www.librairie-fourcade.com/fiche.php?id=376971&cat=&indice=&rch_tout=LYDIS&rch_eo=&rch_auteur=&rch_titre=
Gold raised plate with blue and other colors.
Gold raised plate with blue and other colors. Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation, Atlanta. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/1925-orientalisches-traumbuch-1832122191
Gold raised lithograph with colors.
Gold raised lithograph with colors. Image courtesy sohu.com. Fair use license. via http://www.sohu.com/a/249646995_375918
Gold raised illustration (detail).
Gold raised illustration (detail). Image © Artcurial. Fair use license. via https://www.artcurial.com/en/lot-mariette-lydis-orientalisches-traumbuch-potsdam-muller-co-verlag-1925-12-cartonnage-de-lediteu

More graphics from the online archives of the Wiener Werkstätte. These by Carl Otto Czeschka (1878-1960) who was also a member of the Vienna Secession.

Poster for Nord-Deutsche Versicherungs-Gesellschaft. 1912.
Poster for Nord-Deutsche Versicherungs-Gesellschaft. 1912. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/carl-otto-czeschka/nord-deutsche-versicherungs-gesellschaft-xXQjVxGtOqFIyDg03s7pdg2
"Vignettes" (detail). Plate 114 from Gerlach's "Allegorien."
“Vignettes” (detail). Plate 114 from Gerlach’s “Allegorien.” 1897. Lithograph. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/prints-works-on-paper/figurative-prints-works-on-paper/carl-otto-czeschka-gerlachs-allegorien-plate-114-vignettes-lithograph-carl-otto-czeschka/id-a_1447393/
"Science." Plate 93 from Gerlach's "Allegorien."
“Science.” Plate 93 from Gerlach’s “Allegorien.” 1897. Lithograph. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/prints-works-on-paper/figurative-prints-works-on-paper/carl-otto-czeschka-gerlachs-allegorien-plate-93-science-lithograph-carl-otto-czeschka/id-a_1447353

Gardens and other green places from an Austria that isn’t coming back. Theodor von Hörmann (1840–1895). Realism school inching into Impressionism. Collections of museums in Vienna.

"Summer in the Garden, Znaim." 1893.
“Summer in the Garden, Znaim.” 1893. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Leopold Museum, Vienna. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Summer_in_the_Garden_Theodor_von_H%C3%B6rmann.jpg
"Das große Esparsettenfeld in Znaim IV." 1893.
“Das große Esparsettenfeld in Znaim IV.” 1893. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna. In the public domain because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theodor_von_H%C3%B6rmann_-_Das_gro%C3%9Fe_Esparsettenfeld_in_Znaim_IV_-_9138_-_%C3%96sterreichische_Galerie_Belvedere.jpg
"Mädchen im Mohn." ca. 1892.
“Mädchen im Mohn.” ca. 1892. Collection of the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theodor_von_H%C3%B6rmann_-_M%C3%A4dchen_im_Mohn_-_567e_-_%C3%96sterreichische_Galerie_Belvedere.jpg