Lithographs of men and women in their native costumes who lived in the Tyrol up in the Alps from back before everyone dressed the same. From 1817.

“Paysanne de la Vallée de Lech dans le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1325-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99#
“Paysanne de la Maugfall en Tirol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1322-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Paysanne d’ Audorf dan[?] le Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1417-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
“Femme de la vallée de Tesino en Tyrol.” 1817. French. Lithograph. Charles de Lasteyrie (1759-1849), lithographer after Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, New York Public Library. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1750-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Collotypes of plants decoratively arranged, taken from the 1893 edition of Martin Gerlach’s work “Festons und Decorative Gruppen aus Pflanzen und Thieren.” What we would call collage. In the collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.

“Group of Roses.” Number 124. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/124.-Gruppe-aus-Rosen/P1976.1005.151/mkg-e00120204?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0
“Hanging group and filling of trumpet bush, lilies, foxgloves, sea grapes and Siegwurz.” Number 120. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/120.-H%C3%A4ngegruppe-und-F%C3%BCllung-aus-Trompetenstrauch-Lilien-Fingerhut-Seetraube-und-Siegwurz/P1976.1005.147/mkg-e00120200?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0
“Hanging groups of apricots and cherries with birds.” Number 110. Lithograph. Collotype by J. Schober, Karlsruhe. Published in Vienna by Gerlach and Schenk. Collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. In the public domain due to age. via https://sammlungonline.mkg-hamburg.de/de/object/110.-H%C3%A4ngegruppen-aus-Aprikosen-und-Kirschen-mit-V%C3%B6geln/P1976.1005.137/mkg-e00120190?s=%22Gerlach%2C+Festons+und+decorative+Gruppen%22&h=0

Jugendstil brooches, all of these from a recent auction catalogue from Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH in Vienna. Made in Austria and Germany.

Brooch in embossed silver and coral. 1925. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna. Maker’s marks: mark for Hoopoe and an illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1925-silber-getrieben-koralle-seitlich-gemarkt-53907422?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in embossed silver and moss agate. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. Made in Vienna, probably by Anton Pribyl. Maker’s marks: marked on the side with a mark for “Greyhound.” Badly legible master’s mark “AP” probably for Anton Pribyl, inspection mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wien-um-1900-silber-getrieben-moosachat-seitlich-gemarkt-53907427?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2
Brooch in chased silver, pearls and lapis lazuli with enamel. ca. 1909. Jugendstil. Probably made in Germany. Maker’s marks: marked on the back: silver fineness “975”; illegible maker’s mark. Image © lotsearch.net and Auktionshaus im Kinsky GmbH. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/brosche-wohl-deutschland-um-1909-silber-getrieben-perlen-lapislazuli-53907429?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktionsnewsletter&page=2

Goings on at the 18th century Viennese court of the Hapsburgs. Martin van Meytens, artist. Living from 1695 to 1777, he was born in Sweden but mostly painted in Austria.

“The entry of Emperor Francis I and Joseph II into Frankfurt for his coronation in 1764.” After 1764. Swedish/Austrian. Oil on canvas. Martin van Meytens and workshop, artists. Collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_van_Meytens_011.jpg

“Die Erstverleihung des Maria-Theresien-Ordens 1758.” ca. 1758. Swedish/Austrian. Oil painting. Collections of the Schloß Schönbrunn. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_van_Meytens_014.jpg

Franz Stephen and Maria Theresa with their children. 1764-1765. Swedish/Austrian. Collections of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_van_Meytens_010.jpg

Thinking the smallest daughter, the fourth one over from the left from Franz Stephen, is the future Marie Antoinette, the Archduchess Maria Antonia.

Volcano art, painted by Austrian landscape artist Michael Wutsky who painted in the Rococo style. Living from 1739 to 1822/1823, spent six years in Italy much of it spent in Naples painting Mount Vesuvius.

Versuv-Ausbruch.” ca. 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Kunstmuseum Basel. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wutky_Vesuv-Ausbruch.jpg
A view of Vesuvius erupting with Sir William Hamilton observing from afar with his crew, the painter on the right. Undated, probably 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-6117620
“Der Ausbruch des Vesuv über den Golf von Neapel gesehen.” ca. 1780s. Austrian. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Albertina, Vienna. Image source:  WikiWriter123. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Der_Ausbruch_des_Vesuv_%C3%BCber_den_Golf_von_Neapel_gesehen,_%C3%96l_auf_Leinwand.jpg
“Lava Flow on Vesuvius.” 1780s. Austrian. Image source Twitter. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wutky-Vesuvius_lava.jpg

Sitting down to tea with Austrian still life painter Lea Reinhart. Living from 1877 to 1970, she probably studied at the Vienna Art School for Women.

“Still Life with Antiques,.” Undated. Austrian. Oil on panel. Signed “L. Reinhart.” © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/580154/
“Still Life with Antiquities and Strawberries.” Undated. Austrian. Oil on panel. Signed “L. Reinhart.” © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.tuttartpitturasculturapoesiamusica.com/2017/03/Lea-Reinhart.html and dorotheum.com.
Still life. Undated. Austrian. Oil on panel. Signed “L. REINHART” on the upper left. © Estate of the artist. © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/22689/lot/309/

Designs for textiles with hints for which room to use them in by Koloman Moser of the Wiener Werkstätte. Selections from a 1902 portfolio in the collections of Harvard University. Archival ID#2009.10.

“Möbelstoff : Mondblume.” Plate 3. Image © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Fair use license. via https://harvardartmuseums.org/collections/object/56214
“Donauwellen: Wandoekor fur ein Bádezimmer.” Plate 4. Image © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Fair use license. via https://harvardartmuseums.org/collections/object/56214
“Wandoekor Scylla.” Plate 5. Image © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Fair use license. via https://harvardartmuseums.org/collections/object/56214

Jugendstil/Art Nouveau Majolica porcelain centerpieces made by Eichwald of Bohemia in what is now Czechoslovakia. Lovely colors.

Oval Majolica ceramic centerpiece with the bowl adorned with small rose blossoms on two sides which sits on a great shaped base with two white blossoms and red accents. ca. 1910. Bohemian. Eichwald, maker. Maker’s marks: Impressed “Eichwald and the Model Number 3013 on the bottom. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/centerpieces/ceramic-centerpiece-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1910/id-f_13097751/
Large Majolica centerpiece with the top bowl surrounded by berries and leaves set on a gray background and floating on three beige columns. ca. 1910. Bohemian, assumed on the basis of various attributes to be Eichwald. Model number “4538” impressed on the bottom. Image © 2019 Vinterior Group Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.vinterior.co/home-decor/accessories/other-objects/majolica-centerpiece-by-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1910
Majolica ceramic garniture with two vases and a centerpiece or jardinière in white, blue and dark petrol tones. ca. 1915. Bohemian. Eichwald, maker. Maker’s marks: Each piece marked “EICHWALD”, the centerpiece showing the model number “4353” and both vases being model number “986/4.” Image © 2019 Vinterior Group Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.vinterior.co/art/ceramics/art-nouveau-ceramic-garniture-by-eichwald-bohemia-circa-1915

Life under the sea. Lithographs taken color pencil drawings made by Austrian artist Eugen Ransonnet-Villez while submerged in his diving bell. From the artist’s 1867 work “Sketches of the Inhabitants, Animal Life and Vegetation in the Lowlands and High Mountains of Ceylon.” Various archives. These images via publicdomainrevew.org.

“Submarine Rocks with Green Corals.” 1867. In the public domain due to age. Image source; commons.wikimedia.org, via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Group of Corals.” 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Coral Reef near Pointe de Galle.” ca. 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez
“Group of Alcyonidae.” ca. 1860s. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/underwater-landscapes-of-eugen-von-ransonnet-villez

Silver aquamanile, ewers modeled as animals or humans. Various countries and makers. All fun.

Aquamanile in the motif of a duck with engraved feathers and a thin belt and a handle modeled as a dragon with two intertwined serpents grasping the back of the duck’s head. Yellow glass eyes and crest. ca. 1800. Austro-Hungarian. Silver with yellow glass. Image © 2020 Sothebys. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/style-orfevrerie-et-objets-de-vertu/an-austrian-hungarian-silver-aquamanile-circa-1880
Pair of silver aquamaniles modeled as standing lions wearing crowns with spots formed as protuding tongues. 19th c. Silver. Spanish Colonial, probably made in Peru. Apparently unmarked. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-pair-of-spanish-colonial-silver-aquamaniles-6135757-details.aspx
1600 Silver-gilt war elephant aquamanile with a removable plate on the head, two sinks at the trunk and the tail serving as a handle. The design based on the story of Hannibal who crossed the Alps with elephants. 1600. Made in Nuremburg, Germany. Silver-gilt. Christoph Jamnitzer gold worker (1563-1618). Photo © Karen Bartsch, Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/105696205539/christoph-jamnitzer-aquamanile-in-the-form-of-an