Out and about and strolling to somewhere fun on Vienna’s famed Ringstrasse. Various artists.

The Ringstrasse, Vienna. 1904. Croatian. Oil on canvas. Signed, inscribed and dated Vlaho Bukovac WIEN 1904 on the lower left. Image ©2021 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/european-british-art-2/the-ringstrasse-vienna
Ringstrasse and Staatsoper in Vienna. 19th c. Artist not known. Collections of the Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria. Image image © De Agostini Picture Library/A. Dagli Orti. Fair use license. via https://www.watercolourworld.org/painting/ringstrasse-and-staatsoper-vienna-tww0050a0

The festive inauguration of the Vienna Ringstrasse on May 1st, 1865. ca. 1865. Xylograph. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://www.habsburger.net/en/chapter/construction-ringstrasse#o-18131

People out and about and doing interesting things, all of them looking to be great fun. Eduard Gurk, Austrian artist. Living from 1801 to 1841, he worked for the Hapsburg court.

“Der große Dom in der Adelsberger Grotte.” ca. 1834. Austrian. Watercolor. Collections of the Albertina Museum, Vienna. Reproduced from an art book. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eduard_Gurk_-Der_gro%C3%9Fe_Dom_in_der_Adelsberger_Grotte-_ca1834.jpeg
“An Outdoor Theatrical Presentation for the Vienna Rothschild Family.” 19th c. before 1841. Austrian. Watercolor and gouache on cream wove paper. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/EDOUARD-GURK–Vienna-1801-1841-Jerusalem–An-Outdoor-Theatri?saleno=2586&lotNo=684&refNo=779051

“Her Imperial Majesties’ crossing from Varenna to Villa Melzi. Part of Emperor Ferdinand I’s coronation trips to Prague and via Tyrol to Milan.”1836. Austrian. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eduard_Gurk_004.jpg
“Mailand, Porta Orientale – Darbringung der Stadtschlüssel an I.I.M.M. durch den Podestà von Mailand an der Porta Orientale“. 1838. Austrian. Watercolor. In a private collection in Italy. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eduard_Gurk_-_Mailand,_Porta_Orientale.jpeg
“Die Schatzkammer in Mariazell im Jahre 1835.” 1835. Austrian. Watercolor on paper. Image source: dorotheum.com. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eduard_Gurk_Schatzkammer_in_Mariazell_1835.jpg

Decorative boxes by Austrian silversmith and jeweler Georg Adam Scheid. Living from 1838 to 1921, he had his own workshop in Vienna, producing a variety of silver and enameled goods that were sold throughout Western Europe.


Sterling silver box with green guilloché enamel. 1904. made in Vienna, Austria. Georg Adam Scheid, maker. Maker’s marks: mark for Georg Adam Scheid; British import marks. Image © 2008-2021 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/E345/lots/1023763-an-austrian-silver-green-guilloche-enamel-box-makers-s-mark-georg-adam-scheid-vienna-1904
Oblong sterling silver box with slightly curved walls and a lidded hinge with white and green enamel and a gilded interior. 1900-1909. Art Nouveau. Made in Vienna, Austria by Georg Adam Scheid. Marked on the underside. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/austrian-silver-art-nouveau-box-white-green-enameled-georg-adam-scheid-1900/id-f_14267311/
Sterling silver and guilloché powder box with a gilt interior. Translucent ivory ground decorated with an elegantly colorful painted enamel bouquet of wildflowers tied with a blue ribbon and the sides with complementary floral springs. Edwardian, ca. 1900-1905. Made in Vienna, Austria by Georg Adam Scheid. Maker’s marks: gilt interior stamped with Imperial Austrian hallmarks and mark for Georg Adam Scheid. Image ©1998-2021 Kensington House Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.kensingtonhouseantiques.com/items/1405567/Sterling-Silver-Guilloche-Enamel-Powder-Box-by-Georg-Adam-Scheid

Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) pewter made in Germany by Kayserzinn. Kayserzinn was awarded at international fairs and expositions in Paris, Turin, Dusseldorf, and Saint Louis.

Pewter and crystal cruet set. ca. 1902-1904. Made in Germany. Jugendstil. Designed by Hugo Leven for Kayserzinn. Maker’s narks: marked “Kayserzinn 4538.” Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/1781648/1900s-art-nouveau-hugo-leven-for-kayserzinn-pewter-and-crystal-cruet-set
Pair of vases in polished pewter with the design featuring overlapping embossed leaves encircling the lower part of the vase and the shoulders consisting of a trio of low-relief cyclamen blossoms with stems arching into handles around a petal form rim. 1890-1900. Made in Germany by Kayserzinn. Model number 4229. Maker’s marks: the vase on the left is stamped: “10 Kayserzinn 4229 X P” and the vase on the right is marked “U 15 Kayserzinn 4229 P “. Image © Q Antiques and Design. Fair use license. via https://www.qantiquesanddesign.com/kayserzinn-jugendstil-vase-pair
Lo 113 | Kayserzinn, A Pewter “Torpedo” Cigar Lamp/Lighter, Cologne, Germany, circa 1900-1902 Cigar lamp/lighter modeled in pewter as a torpedo boat. ca. 1900-1902. Jugendstil. Made in Cologne, Germany by Kayserzinn. Image © FREEMAN’S 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.freemansauction.com/news/kayserzinn-pewter-collection-rudolf-ammann/
Centerpiece with figures in pewter. ca. 1901-1902. Jugendstil. Made in Cologne, Germany by Kayserzinn. Image © FREEMAN’S 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.freemansauction.com/news/kayserzinn-pewter-collection-rudolf-ammann/

Jugendstil tableware for your next luncheon. Austrian. Otto Prutscher, designer (1880-1949).

Jug. 1930's.
Jug. 1930’s. Silverplate with gold gilding. Designed by Prutscher. Manufactured by Wiener Silber Manuactur. Image © 2019 LES ATELIERS COURBET. Fair use license. via https://www.ateliercourbet.com/serveware/wiener-silber-otto-prutscher-jug

Wine goblet. 1909.
Wine goblet. 1909. Glass. Designed by Prutscher. Meyr’s Neffe, Adolf bei Winterberg, manufacturer. Exhibited at the Bröhan Museum, Berlin, Germany in 2014. Cc0 License 1.0. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:St%C3%A4ngelglas,_designed_by_Otto_Prutscher,_made_by_Meyr%27s_Neffe,_Adolf_bei_Winterberg_(Bohemia),_c._1909,_glass_-_Br%C3%B6han_Museum,_Berlin_-_DSC03986.JPG

Compote dish. ca. 1907.
Compote dish. ca. 1907. Flashed and cut glass. Image © 2019 The Museum of Modern Art. Fair use license. via https://www.moma.org/collection/works/3048

The seaside and other holiday spots. All gloriously made to come to life as though you were sitting on that beach too. Austrian. Ferdinand Ludwig Graf, painter. (1868-1932). Designed posters too but I like these best.

"Cattolica." 1926.
“Cattolica.” 1926. Oil on canvas laid on cardboard. Image ©2018 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/ludwig-ferdinand-graf/cattolica-cxiGWf5Z_ztlBc7NL8OPpg2

"Swimming pool." 1905.
“Swimming pool.” 1905. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://huariqueje.tumblr.com/post/178949632951/swimming-pool-ludwig-ferdinand-graf

Jugendstil pendants just perfect for your Saturday night. Collections of the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. One by my favorite, Koloman Moser.

Pendant. Before 1911.
Pendant. Before 1911. Gold, silver, emerald and opal. Franz Karl Delavilla, designer (1884-1967). Oscar Dietrich, manufacturer. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-23570

Bijou der Loge "Treue"Bijou der Loge "Treue" pendant. ca. 1910.
Bijou der Loge “Treue”Bijou der Loge “Treue” pendant. ca. 1910. German silver and enamel. Josef Hoffmann, designer (1870-1956). Wiener Werkstätte, manufacturer. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-29975

Pendant. ca. 1910.
Pendant. ca. 1910. Silver, enamel and lapis lazuli. Enamel and filigree. Sophie Sander-Noske, designer (1884–1958). Manufacturer not known. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-23565

Pendant. 1904.
Pendant. 1904. Silver with gemstones and enamel. Koloman Moser, designer (1868-1918). Manufactured by the Wiener Werkstätte in 1911. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-23303

Pendant. 1910-1912.
Pendant. 1910-1912. Platinum, gold, sapphire, citrine and diamond. Filigree. Stephanie Hunfalvy, designer. execution: Wilhelm Haarstrick, maker, Salzburg. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-23627

Pendant. 1907.
Pendant. 1907. Silver and semi-precious stones. Josef Hoffmann, designer (1870-1956). Manufactured by the Wiener Werkstätte. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-23091

Possibilities to stuff in the back of the drawer for when you have enough money for a drawing room redo. Design drawings from the Danhauser Workshop, Vienna. 1814-1840. Makers of furniture loved by both Adolf Loos and Josef Hoffmann which says much. From the archives of the MAK (Museum of Applied Arts).

Library. 1831-1840.
Library. 1831-1840. Watercolor and graphite on paper. Studio of Josef Franz Danhauser, maker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-127608

"Design for four candelabras." 1814-1829.
“Design for four candelabras.” 1814-1829. Graphite and pen and ink. Workshop of Joseph Ulrich Danhauser, Vienna. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. viahttps://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-129251

"Design for a toilet table." 1814-1829.
“Design for a toilet table.” 1814-1829. Pen and ink drawing. Workshop of Joseph Ulrich Danhauser, maker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-129343

"Design for an interior." 1814-1829.
“Design for an interior.” 1814-1829. Pen and ink drawing with graphite. Wash technique. Workshop of Joseph Ulrich Danhauser, maker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-127569

"Design for a window drapery." 1814-1829.
“Design for a window drapery.” 1814-1829. Pen and ink with graphite on paper. Workshop of Joseph Ulrich Danhauser, maker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-127477

"Design for a tea table." 1814-1829.
“Design for a tea table.” 1814-1829. Watercolor, graphite and pen and ink. Workshop of Joseph Ulrich Danhauser, maker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://sammlung.mak.at/en/collection_online?id=collect-130021

Artistry to swoon for by Gustav Klimt in his young artist days before he heaped the gold on with a trowel. Austrian. Living from 1868-1918 he made good use of the jewelry engraving skills he learned at his father’s knee. Member of the Viennese Secession.

"Médecine." (Hygieia). 1900-1907.
“Médecine.” (Hygieia). 1900-1907. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.sohu.com/a/254846320_658882

"Allegory of Sculpture." 1889.
“Allegory of Sculpture.” 1889. Graphite, watercolor and gold. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://phillipkay.wordpress.com/2016/08/12/poetry-and-poets-in-translation/

"Pallas Athena." 1898.
“Pallas Athena.” 1898. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://ludwig-mies-vanderrohe.blogspot.com/2011/10/gustav-klimt-part-1.html

Sterling silver with tendrils that crawl up the side and flower. Austrian Dagobert Peche, metalworker. Living from 1887 to 1923 he was a member of the Wiener Werkstätte with Josef Hoffman and Koloman Moser.

Box in the Shape of an Apple. ca.1920.
Box in the Shape of an Apple. ca. 1920. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://venetianred.wordpress.com/2009/07/28/dagobert-peche-genius-of-ornament/

Four large candlesticks. Early 20th c.
Four large candlesticks. Each on four bowl feet and curved strings with corn, grapes and birds. Early 20th c. Forged and chased iron with silver paint. Image © Deutsch Auktionen, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/dagobert-peche-1887-1923-circle-four-large-can-282-c-a8b4b93bd7

Melon shaped box, model number S5159. ca. 1920.
Melon shaped box, model number S5159. ca. 1920. Silver with a partial gilt interior. Image © Neue Galerie New York. Fair use license. via https://www.neuegalerie.org/content/melon-shaped-box-model-no-s-5159

Vase.  ca. 1920.
Vase. ca. 1920. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2017/04/16/playful-exuberance-dagobert-peches-silver-vase/

Bird shaped candy box. ca. 1920.
Bird shaped candy box. ca. 1920. Silver with coral eyes. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://venetianred.wordpress.com/2009/07/28/dagobert-peche-genius-of-ornament/