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

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

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

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

Jugendstil candlesticks. Jugendstil having been the Central European version of Art Nouveau. One in the Nieuwe Kunst tradition which came out of the Netherlands at around the same time.

Candlestick. 1910. Dutch.
Candlestick. 1910. Nieuwe Kunst in style, yet another take on Art Nouveau, this from the Netherlands. Brass. J. C. Stoffels, maker (1878-1952). Image courtesy Peter de Rijcke, grandson of J. C. Stoffels. Used with permission. via https://scontent.fphl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/88163906_1719826358154386_5497188728742871040_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_sid=1480c5&_nc_eui2=AeGBBVxuMfkyeHjNFmsHCvEJykFLl7etD6OvgxuG4EvCjqbNmOXT6BjCLYdXe0DfpaI6QiFmHAO2w12ls8xBHZOu36XAkl1zhPa1DPgeLrNcmg&_nc_ohc=ouwwoE3R618AX9lq_RX&_nc_ht=scontent.fphl1-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=5b953f51f5e895ea2667e70d69ca19ae&oe=5E984773
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Bronze. Jugendstil.
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Jugendstil. Bronze. Maker not known. Image © 2020 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/lots/5868259-two-bronze-jugendstil-candlesticks
Candelabra. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German.
Candelabra in polished pewter, each with a crimped hexagonal base supporting open stylized flowing organic foliate centers. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German. Pewter. Marks for Orivit and the number 2119 to the underside. Orivit, maker. Image © 1996 – 2019 GoAntiques LLC, Fair use license. via https://www.goantiques.com/ivit-jugendstil-secessionist-46682955
Candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over.
Cantilever candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over and to be safely carried in the hand to be set down. ca. 1900. German. Jugendstil. Copper and brass. Carl Deffner Esslingen, maker. Marks: Underside stamped “CDE” within a shield with two crossed halberds. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and The Pedestal, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/66239428_pair-of-german-jugendstil-copper-and-brass-candlesticks

Jugendstil era renderings of interior and exterior spaces by Austrian architect and designer Marcel Kammerer (1878-1959) with help from his friends on some of them.

Design for Bakolowits Söhne glassware shop, Vienna. 1911.
Design for Bakolowits Söhne glassware shop, Vienna. 1911. Pencil, black ink, color pencil, color washes and gouache on paper. Emil Hoppe, Marcel Kammerer, and Otto Schönthal , makers. © Estates of the artists. Fair use license. via https://www.drawingmatter.org/index/hoppe-kammerer-schonthal-design-glassware-shop-vienna-1911-dm-1953/#&gid=1&pid=1
"Grand hôtel Wiesler à Graz (Autriche), salle des fêtes." (design for a hotel restaurant). ca. 1912.
“Grand hôtel Wiesler à Graz (Autriche), salle des fêtes.” (design for a hotel restaurant). ca. 1912. Pencil, pen and ink, watercolor and gouache on tracing paper. Inscribed “AUS DEM FESTSAALE DES GRAND HOTEL WIESLER IN GRAZ” in black pencil. Marcel Kammerer, maker. Collection of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. © DR – RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski. Fair use license. via https://www.musee-orsay.fr/fr/collections/catalogue-des-oeuvres/notice.html?no_cache=1&nnumid=93165&cHash=7610ae0c30
"Design for apartment building, Martinstrasse 17, Vienna." 1910.
“Design for apartment building, Martinstrasse 17, Vienna.” 1910. Pencil, black wash and gouache on paper.Emil Hoppe, Marcel Kammerer, and Otto Schönthal , makers. © Estates of the artists. Fair use license. via https://www.drawingmatter.org/sets/portfolios/architects-wagnerschule/
L. Köllner Shop Front, Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna." 1911.
“L. Köllner Shop Front, Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna.” 1911. Arch. Emil Hoppe, Marcel Kammerer, and Otto Schönthal, makers. © Estates of the artists. Fair use license. via https://www.tumblr.com/search/marcel%20kammerer
"Trabrennbahn (race track) Krieau, Vienna." 1919. E
“Trabrennbahn (race track) Krieau, Vienna.” 1919. Emil Hoppe, Marcel Kammerer & Otto Schönthal, makers. Estates of the artists. Fair use license. via https://www.tumblr.com/search/marcel%20kammerer

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

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Antique trays made to hold your friends calling cards. So much jazzier than an ancient saucer from the kitchen. Made in Germany by WMF. Starting up in 1853 they are still making things though not ones that look like these.

Card tray. ca. 1906.
Card tray. ca. 1906. Silver-plated tin-based alloy. Marked to the underside with WMF logo ostrich in lozenge, letters “AS” and “B” in square. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/22308785-wmf-art-nouveau-card-tray
Figural card tray. ca. 1906.
Figural card tray. ca. 1906. Art Nouveau in style. Silver-plate. Image © 2019, Sue Todd Antiques. Fair use license. via https://suetoddantiques.com/products/w-m-f-art-nouveau-figural-card-tray
Visiting card tray with a maiden holding a dove.
Visiting card tray with a maiden holding a dove. ca. 1900. Art Nouveau in style. Silver-plated. Stamped marks. Image © 2019 – All Rights Reserved Style Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.styleantiques.co.uk/recently-sold/1482-wmf-silver-plated-visiting-card-tray-with-art-nouveau-maiden-dove.html