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The Argosies
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designed by Silver, Arthur,
manufactured by Rottmann & Co., 1894

This design for a wallpaper frieze is one of a series produced by the Silver Studio for Rottmann & Co. known as 'The Silvern Series' of stencils in 1894. The Art Nouveau design is of a landscape of galleons with trees in the foreground and mountains in the background.

Object Number

SD1426

stencil, gouache and distemper on hand-made paper


height: 720mm
width: 1060mm

Further Reading

"The Studio", Vol. V, 1895, p. 183

Hendon, Zoe. Japantastic: Japanese-Inspired Patterns for the British Home, 1880-1930. Blurb.com, 2010.

Katagami Style , Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.,2012

Katagami Style [English language], Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko: Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.;

Hendon, Zoe. The Silver Studio and the Art of Japan, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, 2013

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