Glassine bags that Bavarian cough drops came in. Kirstein made the cough drops, not sure who made the bags. First half of the 20th century, perhaps from the 1930s.

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Apple and banana. Vintage. Public domain. http://www.letterology.com/2014/07/bavarian-bonbon-bags.html?m=1
Citrus fruit.
Citrus fruit. Vintage. Public domain. via http://www.letterology.com/2014/07/bavarian-bonbon-bags.html?m=1
Purple cough drops. Vintage. Public domain. via .
Purple cough drops. Vintage. Public domain. via . http://www.letterology.com/2014/07/bavarian-bonbon-bags.html?m=1

Art in bright colors seen through a Cubist eye. Oscar Bluemner, artist. Living from 1867 to 1838, he was from Germany but came to America in 1892 and worked here.

glowing-night
“Glowing Night.” 1924. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://news.artnet.com/art-world/1924-public-domain-day-2020-1744266?utm_content=from_artnetnewsbar&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=US%204%3A30%20p.m.%20afternoon%20newsletter%20for%201%2F6%2F20&utm_term=NEW%20US%20NEWSLETTER%20LIST%20%2890%20DAY%20ENGAGED%20ONLY%29
"Jersey Silkmills." ca. 1911-1917.
“Jersey Silkmills.” ca. 1911-1917. Oil on canvas. signed with conjoined letters “OBlümner” on the lower left. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/oscar-florianus-bluemner-1867-1938-jersey-silkmills-5846378-details.aspx
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“West Quincy.” Mixed media on paper. Signed with conjoined initials “OFB.” dated and inscribed “West Quincy Je15-24/Yard at W. End of ” ” near W-RR W.” on the lower right. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/oscar-bluemner-1867-1938-west-quincy-5534093-details.aspx
"Rosy Light." 1927.
“Rosy Light.” 1927. Watercolor on paper. Signed “BLUMR” in the lower left corner. Collection of the RISD Museum, Providence. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://risdmuseum.org/art-design/collection/rosy-light-199200123#content__section–use–769461

Flowers that bloomed in the Monheim Palace Gardens when the Renaissance was blooming too. 1615. Selections from the florilegium “Hortulus Monheimensis,” commissioned by magistrate Wolfgang P. Brandt who was the magistrate for Monheim in eastern Bavavia.

"Gartenblume Corona imperialis Kaiserkrone." 8r, page 27.
“Gartenblume Corona imperialis Kaiserkrone.” 8r, page 27. 1615. Watercolor. Collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Fair use license. via https://bildsuche.digitale-sammlungen.de/index.html?c=viewer&bandnummer=bsb00011751&pimage=00027&lv=1&l=en
Figures 157 and 158. 14, page 39.
Figures 157 and 158. 14, page 39. 1615. Watercolor. Collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Fair use license. via https://bildsuche.digitale-sammlungen.de/index.html?c=viewer&bandnummer=bsb00011751&pimage=00039&lv=1&v=100&l=en
Figures 156 and 159. 18, page 47.
Figures 156 and 159. 18, page 47. 1615. Watercolor. Collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Fair use license. via https://bildsuche.digitale-sammlungen.de/index.html?c=viewer&bandnummer=bsb00011751&pimage=00047&lv=1&l=en
Number 28, page 67. 1615.
Number 28, page 67. 1615. Watercolor. Collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich. Fair use license. via https://bildsuche.digitale-sammlungen.de/index.html?c=viewer&bandnummer=bsb00011751&pimage=00067&lv=1&l=en

Jugendstil buildings imagined up in an ethereal way. Plates from the wonderful “Moderne Bauformen. Eine Sammlung von Details, Interieurs und Façaden für Architekten und Bauhandwerker” which came out in Stuttgart in 1903 and 1904. Various artists, Julius Hoffmann Verlag publisher.

Tafel 96, Inv. A. Laverrière, Paris. 1903. Band 2.
Tafel 96, Inv. A. Laverrière, Paris. 1903. Band 2. Max Joseph Gradl, creator (1873-1934). Collection of the Schola Graphidis Art Collection, Hungarian University of Fine Arts – High School of Visual Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://scholagraphidis.omeka.net/items/show/7775
"Inv. Maclachlan , Stuttgart." Tafel 73.
“Inv. Maclachlan , Stuttgart.” Tafel 73. Max Joseph Gradl, creator (1873-1934). Collection of the Schola Graphidis Art Collection, Hungarian University of Fine Arts – High School of Visual Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/2064110/Museu_ProvidedCHO_Schola_Graphidis_Art_Collection__Hungarian_University_of_Fine_Arts___High_School_of_Visual_Arts__Budapest__7646.html
"Inv. George Walton, London." Tafel 95.
“Inv. George Walton, London.” Tafel 95. Max Joseph Gradl, creator (1873-1934). Collection of the Schola Graphidis Art Collection, Hungarian University of Fine Arts – High School of Visual Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://scholagraphidis.omeka.net/items/show/7774
"Inv. P. de Rutté et J. Bassompierre, Paris." Tafel 91.
“Inv. P. de Rutté et J. Bassompierre, Paris.” Tafel 91. Max Joseph Gradl, creator (1873-1934). Collection of the Schola Graphidis Art Collection, Hungarian University of Fine Arts – High School of Visual Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://scholagraphidis.omeka.net/items/show/7768
"Inv. F. W. Jochem, Darmstadt." Tafel 90.
“Inv. F. W. Jochem, Darmstadt.” Tafel 90. Max Joseph Gradl, creator (1873-1934). Collection of the Schola Graphidis Art Collection, Hungarian University of Fine Arts – High School of Visual Arts, Budapest. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://scholagraphidis.omeka.net/items/show/7767

There are 181 images altogether and 18 screens left to go. So more soon.

Botanical models made of papier mâché and other materials. Made in Breslau (Wroclaw), Poland and Berlin between 1866 and the late 1930s by R. Brendel & Company.

Three botanical models.
Three botanical models. 19th-20th c. Labeled “R. Brendel, Berlin W.” Papier mâché, gelatin, plaster, and wood. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/models-miniatures/r-brendel-botanical-models/id-f_2135062/
"Rosa canina," Botanical model. 1875-98.
“Rosa canina,” Botanical model. 1875-98. Manufactured in Berlin. Wood, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster, reed pith, metal, string, feathers, gelatin, glass and bone glue beads, cloth, metallic thread, horsehair, hemp, or silk threads, paint, and shellac varnish. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Image © Smithsonian Institution. Fair use license. via https://www.wagmag.com/art-naturally/
"Theobroma cacao." Botanical model. 1875-98.
“Theobroma cacao.” Botanical model. 1875-98. Manufactured in Berlin by R. Brendel & Company. Wood, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster, reed pith, metal, string, feathers, gelatin, glass and bone glue beads, cloth, metallic thread, horsehair, hemp, or silk threads, paint, and shellac varnish. Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. Image © Smithsonian Institution. via https://www.wagmag.com/art-naturally/

Engravings from the scientific work “Perspectiva Corporum Regularium” which is remembered for its engravings of polyhedra and was published in 1568 by Wenzel Jamnitzer who worked in Nuremberg. Living from 1507 to 1585, he worked as a court goldsmith when he wasn’t busy doing science.

Plate, inscribed "H IIII" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H IIII” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H II" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H II” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H I" on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper.
Plate, inscribed “H I” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. In the public domain due to age. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2009/08/jamnitzer-perspectiva.html
Plate, inscribed "H III" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H III” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum

Art Deco bonbonnières, perfect for the candy at your next 1920s theme party or any other occasion that comes to mind. These will jazz up the gloomiest of rainy afternoons.

Bonbonniére. 1930s.
Bonbonniére. 1930s. German. Porcelain with a blue background and silver overlay. overlay on a blue background. Stamped “Rosenthal.” Image © Art Flagey. Fair use license. via https://www.art-flagey.com/gb/porcelain-and-ceramics/118-art-deco-bonbonniere-rosenthalgermany.html
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925.
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925. Swiss/French. Lacquered metal, inlaid with eggshell. Jean Dunand, maker (1877-1942). Incised “Jean Dunand 4143.” Image © Christies and lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/jean-dunand-1877-1942-25720707?page=5&orderBy=lot-title&order=ASC
Bonbonnière. ca. 1923.
Bonbonnière, sterling silver with twenty cabochon lapis lazuli stones set into roundels. Removable cover with a central handle in the design of a flower with outward flowing leaves and a central carved lapis lazuli bud. ca. 1923. Made in Paris, France. Silver and lapis lazuli. Puiforcat, maker. Retailed by Grogan Company, Pittsburgh. Stamped “EP” makers mark. Underside of the body is also engraved “GROGAN COMPANY/ PITTSBURGH/ STERLING-PARIS.” Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/collections/art-deco-modern-arch/products/puiforcat-french-first-standard-950-silver-bonbonniere-paris-c-1923-retailed-by-grogan-company-pittsburgh-pa
Bonbonnière. Form 1404.
Bonbonnière. Form 1404. 1940s. Belgian. Porcelain with floral decoration with light blue and gilding. Designed by Charles Catteau in 1934 for Boch La Louvière. Floral design created by Flower decor D5141 created by artistic director Raymond Chevallier, Artistic Director between 1937 and 1954. Marked on the base “67 – F1404 – D5141 – 1046 – 1045.” Black BOCH factory mark. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/16525543-raymond-chevalier-for-boch-la-louviere-art-deco-bonbonni-re-with-floral-decor