Posted on Tuesday November 8, 2016

Updated on Friday September 15, 2017

Art Nouveau posters and decorative objects

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Wandteller. Dammouse, Albert-Louis and Porzellanmanufaktur Sèvres.Museum Für Kunst Und Gewerbe Hamburg. CC0

Over 100 Art Nouveau items ranging from posters to decorative arts. Explore an art style that took inspiration from nature – the lines, shapes and structures of plants and flowers being the main motif. This collection includes posters that promoted exhibitions, theater plays and other events held from the late 19th up to the early 20th century. Find beautiful decorative pieces that would certainly embellish any household, covering furniture, textiles, kitchen utensils, jewelry and sculptures.

Provided by Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg