Plauen i. V. Christian Stoll, ND (ca 1905-1910). First edition. Hardcover. Folio (19 x 12 3/4"). 6, 12 loose plates, as issued. Original stiff cardboard chemise, with printed title label to front cover.
"Volkstümliche Motive für Flächenschmuck" (Folk motifs for surface decoration) is a collection of 18 (6 + 12) striking pochoir colored lithographs, produced by C. G. Röder, in Leipzig, with extraordinarily detailed, and beautiful Art Nouveau designs.
The plates contain elaborate ornamental designs of intertwined floral and geometric motifs. Other plates contain additional designs showing different kinds of animals (mostly birds), plants, and fruits.
The first six plates are entirely in pochoir while the twelve plates of the second series (added with this portfolio) are pochoir-colored phototypes.
Each plate measures 18 7/8 x 12 1/2" and contains up to nine pochoir patterns.
Chemise rubbed along edges, with some abrasion to cardboard. Covers partly stained and age-toned. Minor and sporadic smudges along paper margin (not affecting illustrations). Title label in German. Chemise in overall fair, interior in very good condition. f to vg. Item #43347