1911 · Wien
by Rosenberg, Marc; Edmund Wilhelm Braun-Troppau; Karl M. Kuzmany
Wien: K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1911. Hardcover. vg. Small Folio. 329-424 (10)pp., 2 plates. Three-quarter red leather over decorative b/w boards with gilt lettering on spine. Two color lithographic plates with gold leaf overlay, tissue guards, including frontispiece. Decorative initials. Includes contribution on the Vienna Art Scene by Karl M. Kuzmany, and brief announcements of the K. K. Österreichische Museum as well as a bibliography for the Applied Arts (Kunstgewerbe). Rosenberg's article elaborates on the difference between inclusion of precious stones in cell as opposed to the technique of Cloisonné. Illustrated exhaustively with b/w in-text reproductions of the art of goldsmith's and two lithographic plates with eight, respectively six extraordinary samples of goldsmith's work. Braun's review of the exhibition of Renaissance badges from the collection of Alfred Walcher von Molthein at the K. K. Austrian Museum following Rosenberg's essay. The ten pages of photo-illustrated advertisements by the Austrian State Railway and various high-end Vienna companies in the field of applied arts, including the porcelain manufacturer Ernst Wahliß, featuring typical Wiener Werkstätte designs of the time. Text in German. Light wear along edges and spine of binding. Name inked to upper right corner of front free endpaper. Starting after frontispiece. Binding and interior in overall very good condition.
(Inventory #: 44079)