Gold printed brocade relief specimens. Five in all. Created in Augsburg and Nuremberg, Prussia (Germany) in 1720-1820. Various makers. Made from an engraved copperplate, heated and covered with imitation gold leaf. From the website of rare bookseller Michael Laird.

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Specimen two of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens
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Specimen four of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens
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Specimen five of 12. Image © Michael Laird Rare Books. Fair use licenses. via https://www.michaellaird.com/pages/books/3075/decorative-papers/book-arts-small-teaching-collection-of-five-5-gold-printed-brocade-relief-paper-specimens

Brightly colored faience pottery birds. 18th century, made in Prussia. All of them almost real enough to start chirping. Three ewers, one soup tureen and a sweets dish.

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Faience ewer and cover, modeled as a brightly colored parrot perched on rockwork with the head forming the cover and the handle as a leafy branch. ca. 1770. Prussian. Proskau, maker. Maker’s marks: Script “DP” with the mark in manganese. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/dining-in-new-york/a-proskau-faience-parrot-ewer-and-cover-circa-1770
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Pair of faience parrot jugs and covers, each modeled as a parrot standing on a curled branch that loops up to form the handle with a fruit hanging at the front, painted in shades of green, yellow, blue and manganese with the branches in brown with a green entwined vine. ca. 1770-1780. Prussian. Proskau or Glienitz, maker. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24224/lot/132/?category=list&length=10&page=14
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Faience tureen and cover modeled as a duck. ca. late 18th c. Prussian. ,Proskau, maker. Makers marks: Marked with a blue “P” and with an underglaze black “2” on the interior of the bowl and cover. Faded paper label for the Antique Porcelain Company, New York. Image © 2013-2020 STAIR Galleries. Fair use license. via https://auctions.stairgalleries.com/lot/proskau-faience-small-duck-tureen-and-cover-3902591
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Faience sweets dish in the model of a coot. 18th c. Attributed to Proskau. Image © Lempertz Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.lempertz.com/en/catalogues/lot/1066-2/695-a-faience-model-of-a-coot-as-a-sweets-dish.html

Waterfall pictures painted by Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737-1807). Born in Brandenburg he mostly painted in Italy. Studied at the Prussian Academy of Arts, Berlin. Also painted landscapes with no waterfalls.

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“Die großen Wasserfälle in Tivoli.” 1783. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jacob_Philipp_Hackert_002.jpg
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“Villa d’Este.” 1792. In the public domain due to age. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/villa-deste-jacob-philipp-hackert.html
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“Villa des Maecenas mit den Wasserfällen in Tivoli.” 1783. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jacob_Philipp_Hackert_008.jpg
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“Tivoli, a view of the Great Cascade.” 1789. Oil on canvas. Signed, dated and inscribed “Le grand Cascatelle / a Tivoli / Filippo Hackert / depince 1789” on the lower left. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use licence. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/road-to-rome-property-distinguished-italian-private-collection-part-i-n09462/lot.312.html

1833 drawings of ideas for a tomb for Frederick (Friedrich) the Great of Prussia. Karl Friedrich Schinkel, creator (1781-1841). Collections of the National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh.

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Plate 163 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1833. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65497/perspective-view-plan-plate-163-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer-entw%C3%BCrfe?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&search_set_offset=1
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Plate 166 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1833. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65500/perspective-view-plan-plate-166-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer-entw%C3%BCrfe?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&search_set_offset=4
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Plate 165 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1833. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65499/perspective-view-plan-plate-165-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer-entw%C3%BCrfe?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&search_set_offset=3
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Plate 167 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1833. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65501/perspective-view-plan-plate-167-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer-entw%C3%BCrfe?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&search_set_offset=5
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Plate 168 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1833. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65502/perspective-view-plans-details-plate-168-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&se
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Plate 35 (detail), from “Monument of Friedrich the Great,” part of a collection of architectural designs. 1822. Prussian. Image © National Galleries of Scotland. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/65366/plate-35-monument-friedrich-great-sammlung-architektonischer-entw%C3%BCrfe?search=Karl%20Friedrich%20Schinkel&search_set_offset=7