31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative Wall Painting by Bröderna Petschler, Göteborg: n... 31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative Wall Painting by Bröderna Petschler, Göteborg: n... 31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative Wall Painting by Bröderna Petschler, Göteborg: n... 31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative Wall Painting by Bröderna Petschler, Göteborg: n...

31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative Wall Painting by Bröderna Petschler, Göteborg


Published by Bröderna Petschler Turn of the Century, Göteborg
Condition: g to vg Hardcover

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Elephant Folio (18 x 12 1/2"). 31 plates. Original dark gray, textured portfolio housing 31 plates with tipped-on samples; protected by modern mylar. Magnificent group of 31 samples of wallpaper and wall painting designs including frieses in variant sizes by the brothers Johan Hugo and Charles Petschler, a painting company in Gothenburg, Sweden. Beautiful color palettes with intricate ornaments professionally executed in pochoir. Stucco elements are applied in seven designs of frieses and decorative ceilings, including glass gem stone elements. Impressive execution of distinct elegance with intricate, minute details as well as lively Art Nouveau motifs and beautiful ornaments. The size of the samples varies: 9 designs at ca. 15 x 8 inches, 7 designs at ca. 11 x 8 inches, 13 designs at ca. 12 x 7 inches, and 2 with samples of ornamental frieses at ca. 9 x 5 inches, all with tissue guards and tipped to heavy cardstock plates, some of them with company stamp: Bröderna Petschler - Göteborg, others with numbers punched to bottom right corner. Portfolio with some wear along edges with small tears, rubbed and some sunning along edges. Cardstock with some wear along edges and occasional sunning. One tissue guard and one of the cardstock backings with paint remnants, not affecting designs. Two designs with minute spots, one with very light foxing, one with light scuffing, one with some rubbing, and three of the stucco plates with a few of the applied glass gem stones missing. Tissue guards creased and at times torn. Portfolio in overall good, plates in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39281

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Title: 31 Samples for Wallpapers and Decorative ...

Publisher: Bröderna Petschler Turn of the Century, Göteborg

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: Samples.

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