Wien (Vienna): Carl Graeser, 1893. First edition. Hardcover. Folio (18 1/2 x 13").  leaf (Title and List of Content), 30 loose plates, as issued. Original quarter red cloth over printed paper covered portfolio, with red and black lettering to front cover. String ties. Publisher's device on front cover and title page.
Collection of 30 striking chromolithographs produced by Anst von Osc. Weigel, in Vienna, with extraordinarily detailed, and beautiful Art Nouveau designs.
Each of the 30 chromolithographic plates contains from one to six designs for objects made from ivory, pearls, turtle shells and wood.
The objects depicted in this portfolio are combs and pins, lorgnettes, umbrella handles, pots and cups, book signets, brooches, paper knives, frames, shell cases for visit cards, album covers, and fans.
Portfolio partly rubbed, darkened and foxed along edges. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Title and captions in German. Portfolio in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. g- to vg. Item #43339