Railway art. German. Hans Baluschek, painter. Living from 1870 to 1935, he also did graphic design and wrote. Painted people, too, but I like these best.

"Großstadtbahnhof." 1904. Oil on canvas
“Großstadtbahnhof.” 1904. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hans_Baluschek_Gro%C3%9Fstadtbahnhof.jpg
"Anfahrender Schnellzug." 1909.
“Anfahrender Schnellzug.” 1909. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hans_Baluschek_Anfahrender_Schnellzug_1909.jpg
"Eisenbahn in Stadtlandschaft." ca. 1890.
“Eisenbahn in Stadtlandschaft.” ca. 1890. Oil on cardboard. Privately owned. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.akg-images.co.uk/Package/2UMEBMYWOZL8X
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Illuminations of what the duchess of Bavaria kept in her jewelry box under the love letters from her distant admirers. From the wonderful Jewel Book of the Duchess Anna of Bavaria. Commissioned in 1552, Munich court painter Hans Müelich, illuminator

Image 97. 45r.
Image 97. 45r. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=97
Image 62. 27v.
Image 62. 27v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=62
Image 114. 53v.
Image 114. 53v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=114
Image 60. 26v.
Image 60. 26v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=60
Image 14. 3v.
Image 14. 3v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=14

Paintings with a lot going on. The longer you look the more you see. German. Joseph Heintz the Younger or Joseph Heintz II (1600-1678).

"Wettstreit beim Ponte dei Pugni." 17th c.
“Wettstreit beim Ponte dei Pugni.” 17th c. Painting. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Bavarian State Painting Collections. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Heintz_d._J._-_Wettstreit_beim_Ponte_dei_Pugni_-_3657_-_Bavarian_State_Painting_Collections.jpg
"Die Stierhatz auf dem Campo San Polo in Venedig." 1623-1678.
“Die Stierhatz auf dem Campo San Polo in Venedig.” 1623-1678. Oil on canvas. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Image courtesy of the Dorotheum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 19824. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Heintz_II_The_Bull_Hunt_in_Campo_San_Polo.jpg
"Venice, a view of the Ponte dei Pugni." 1600-1678.
“Venice, a view of the Ponte dei Pugni.” 1600-1678. Oil on canvas. Circle of Joseph Heintz II. Private collection. Image © 2019 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/460327/
"Regatta on the Grand Canal." ca. 1625-78.
“Regatta on the Grand Canal.” ca. 1625-78. Oil on canvas. Joseph Heintz II, artist. Image © Netherlands Institute for Art History, The Hague. Fair use license. via https://rkd.nl/en/explore/images/224258

“Karlsbader Secession” Bohemian art glass. Jugendstil in style and made around 1900 by Ludwig Moser.

Vase. ca. 1900.
Vase. ca. 1900. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/moser-co/vase-karlsbader-secession-d-P1KHMYiSZvlFeiwRDU6Q2
Vase. ca. 1900.
Vase. ca. 1900. Image © 2019 BOHEMIANGLASS.ORG. Fair use license. via http://www.bohemianglass.org/katalog/vaza-karlsbader-secession-4415/detail/
Drinking glass. ca. 1900.
Drinking glass. ca. 1900. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/moser-co/trinkglas-karlsbader-secession-CAs0ssKvuLCz5wpW2NUI4A2

Table fountains in silver and gilt to impress your future in-laws when they come to lunch. Taking care of making sure the wine is mixed with water, you will never be rude. Or you could fill it with cologne.

Table fountain. 1638–1641. Partly gilded silver.
Table fountain. 1638–1641. Partly gilded silver. Made in Augsburg, Bavaria (Germany). Melchior Gelb, silverworker. Image © MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna. Fair use license. via https://www.mak.at/en/metal_study_collection?media_id=1342703966017&menu-id=1343388632778
"The Alhambra" table fountain. 1852-53.
“The Alhambra” table fountain, in the motif of a domed Moorish temple sheltering a fountain, with three Arab horses led by two Moors sitting on a hummock covered in small palm trees and figures of animals. Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1851. English. Silver, parcel gilt and enamel. Modeled by Edward Lorenzo Percy and Edmund Cotterill. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Fair use license. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/1569/the-alhambra-table-fountain
Table fountain. ca. 1320-40. Made in Paris, France.
Table fountain. ca. 1320-40. Made in Paris, France. Gilt-silver and translucent enamels. Artist not known. Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1924.859

Symbolist looking ladies. Swiss/German. Adolf Frey-Moock, painter (1881-1954).

"Euterpe." 1910.
“Euterpe.” 1910. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated on the center right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2017-2018 Kunkel Fine Art. Fair use license. via https://www.kunkelfineart.de/gal/index.php/en/gallery/1/154/470/Adolf%20Frey-Moock
Portrait of a lady said to be the artist's wife.
Portrait of a lady said to be the artist’s wife. 20th c. Oil on board. Signed ‘A. Frey Moock’ on the bottom right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2019 Freemans’s. Fair use license. via https://auctions.freemansauction.com/asp/fullcatalogue.asp?salelot=1547%20%20%20%20%20162%20&refno=%20%20%20%20162
"Salomé with the Head of St John the Baptist." 1910.
“Salomé with the Head of St John the Baptist.” 1910. © Estate of the artist. via https://strangetears.wordpress.com/2015/07/08/adolf-frey-moock-1881-1954/

Inkwells and caskets in gold, one made for a Russian tsar and another commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria. Fritz von Miller (1840-1921). he did designing and worked in bronze and gold with a workshop in Munich, Bavaria.

Casket. ca. 1880-85.
Casket. ca. 1880-85. German. Ebony, ivory, silver, gilded metal, lapis lazuli, and amber. Fritz von Miller, designer. Image © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/File:02.86-SC39657.jpg
Inkstand. 1864.
Inkstand with ornamentation that includes mythical and allegorical figures such as Hercules and the Hydra, Time, and Victory. 1864. Commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as recognition for the royal physician Doctor Ignatz von Zauber in recognition of his twenty-five years of service in the city of Munich’s government. Silver, gilt-bronze, and enamel with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. Designed by Von Miller in partnership with jeweler Adam Hausinger. Photo by John Faier, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Image © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum. Fair use license. via http://driehausmuseum.org/exhibitions/collection-highlights
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III.
Presentation casket that may have contained a rare bible, made for Tsar Alexander III. 1883. Made in Munich, Germany. Silver, enamel, hardstone, rock crystal, and gilt-bronze with tooled leather. Inscribed “The Gift of the German State in the year of our Lord, 1883, on the day of the Coronation, Saint Petersburg, the 15th of May.” (English translation). signed at one end “Fritz von Miller München”. Image © Sotheby’s 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/russian-works-of-art-and-silver-n09068/lot.367.html