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

Portraits of women by German artist Oskar Zwintscher. Living from 1870 to 1916 he studied art in Leipzig and Dresden. Often associated with the Jugendstil movement.

Mirror portrait. 1914.
Mirror portrait. 1914. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Zwintscher-Mirror.jpg
Bildnis mit narzissen. 1907.
Bildnis mit narzissen. 1907. Image © 2019 MutualArt Services, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/BILDNIS-MIT-NARZISSEN/DF308A7656FDD644
"Sehnsucht." 1895.
“Sehnsucht.” 1895. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://chasinglife.be/sehnsucht/

Landscapes with the promise of an endless summer. German. Heinrich Reinhard Kröh, artist (1841-1941).

"Angelnder Knabe am Bachufer." 1860.
“Angelnder Knabe am Bachufer.” 1860. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/heinrich-reinhard-kr%C3%B6h/angelnder-knabe-am-bachufer-XN9Y9Io20fa-AUqpm2GLnQ2
Bergstraße-Lichtspiele. Undated.
Bergstraße-Lichtspiele. Undated. Oil on canvas. Image © echo-online.de. Fair use license. via https://www.echo-online.de/freizeit/kunst-und-kultur/ausstellungen/suedhessen/hofmaler-mit-heimatsinn_16028892#
Untitled and undated work but signed H R Kröh.
Untitled and undated work but signed H R Kröh. Attributed to Heinrich Reinhard Kröh. Image © 2008-2019 Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/lots/828427-heinrich-reinhard-kroh-attributed-to-oil-on-canvas-signed-h-r-kroh

Brass teapots by German metalworker/designer Hans Przyrembel (1900-1945). Bauhaus School.

Teapot and cover. 1930's.
Teapot and cover. 1930’s. Brass. Design attributed to Przyrembel and probably made by him. Image © Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. Fair use license. via https://collections.rom.on.ca/objects/282809/teapot–cover?ctx=147e623c-f203-43d7-b064-85a2ffb42a3f&idx=24
Teapot. Undated.
Teapot. Undated. Brass. Image © 1999 – 2019 Skinner, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2257/lots/253
Teapot. ca. 1930.
Teapot. ca. 1930.Brass with tin-plated ridge and faux leather wrapped handle. Teekanne Hayno Focken and Hans Przyrembel, makers. Image © Very Important Lot. Fair use license. via https://veryimportantlot.com/en/lot/view/teekanne-hayno-focken-und-hans-przyrembel-132675

Jugendstil chapter headings from “Innendekoration: mein Heim, mein Stolz ; die gesamte Wohnungskunst in Bild und Wort: 18,” published in 1907. From Darmstadt, too.

January, 1907 issue.
January, 1907 issue. Image © 2010 Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/innendekoration1907/0015/image
Image 9.
Image 9. Image © 2010 Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/innendekoration1907/0009/image
Image 51.
Image 51. Image © 2010 Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Fair use license. via https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/innendekoration1907/0051/image

Black and white line illustrations of Jugendstil aspirational decor too. So more coming in another post.

Gardens to dream in by German painter Heinrich Vogeler. Living from 1872 to 1942, he was associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

"Garden in Spring." 1912.
“Garden in Spring.” 1912. In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=156619
"Spring." 1913.
“Spring.” 1913. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=59293
"Summer Evening." 1905.
“Summer Evening.” 1905. In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=59291
"Summer Garden." 1913.
“Summer Garden.” 1913. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=156622

This is the second post in the blog of Heinrich Vogeler’s work, the other not being of gardens. It was a while back so check it out again if you like.

Jugendstil paintings of women by German painter Heinrich Vogeler. Living from 1872 to 1942. Associated with the Düsseldorf school.

"The Expectation (Dreams II)." 1912.
“The Expectation (Dreams II).” 1912. Collection of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heinrich_Vogeler_Die_Erwartung_(Tr%C3%A4ume_II)_1912.jpg
"Melusine" triptych. ca. 1910.
“Melusine” triptych. ca. 1910. Collection of the Worpswede Museen, In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=94251
"Verkündigung an Maria." 1901.
“Verkündigung an Maria.” 1901. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heinrich_Vogeler_Verk%C3%BCndigung_1901.jpg

Lithographs by German graphic artist Hans Rudi Erdt. Living from 1883 to 1918 his work helped sell those very glamorous items known as cigarettes along with automobiles and joining up encouragement for U boat crews.

Advertisement for Manoli cigarettes. Poster.
Advertisement for Manoli cigarettes. Poster. Private collection. Image © meisterdrucke.fr. Fair use license. via https://www.meisterdrucke.fr/fine-art-prints/Hans-Rudi-Erdt/178761/Publicit%C3%A9-pour-les-cigarettes-Manoli.html
U boat recruiting poster.
U boat recruiting poster. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://hasshe.com/world-war-1-posters-german-5b79775e2756dd6f6c7923cc/
Advertisement for Opel automobiles. 1911. Poster.
Advertisement for Opel automobiles. 1911. Poster. In the public domain because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://samizaweirdo.blogspot.com/2017/09/das-sachplakat-lucian-bernhard-hans.html
Advertisement for Engelhardt cigarettes.
Advertisement for Engelhardt cigarettes. ca. 1915. In the public domain because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hans_Rudi_Erdt_-_Engelhardt,_1915.jpg
"Neverfail." Advertising poster.
“Neverfail.” Advertising poster. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d1/6c/8e/d16c8e245e6db9483dd609dca0dfd965.png

Plates to make you feel medieval any day you want. From various art books by Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck. Living from 1811 to 1903 he was both art historian and draftsman when he wasn’t busy etching.

#A. 1150-1200 AD.
#A. 1150-1200 AD. Hand colored copper engraving. Charles Regnier, engraver after a drawing by von Hefner-Alteneck. Image credit: © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/kunst-grafik-poster/Kirchenleuchter-originaler-handkolorierter-Kupferstich-ca.26x19cm-Plattenrandplate/17617887099/bd
"Lantern and door handle made of iron." 1489-1500.
“Lantern and door handle made of iron.” 1489-1500. Hand colored copper engraving. Charles Regnier, engraver after a drawing by von Hefner-Alteneck. Image credit: © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. & AbeBooks Europe. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/kunst-grafik-poster/Laterne-T%C3%BCrgriff-Eisen-originaler-handkolorierter-Kupferstich/17617887031/bd
"Bridal crown of silver." 1550-1600.
“Bridal crown of silver.” 1550-1600. Hand colored copper engraving. Charles Regnier, engraver after a drawing by von Hefner-Alteneck. Image © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. & AbeBooks Europe. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/kunst-grafik-poster/Brautkrone-Silber-originaler-handkolorierter-Kupferstich-ca.26x19cm/17617887123/bd
"Well mounts." 1300-1400.
“Well mounts.” 1300-1400. Hand colored copper engraving. Johann Klipphahn, engraver, after a drawing by von Hefner-Alteneck. Image © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. & AbeBooks Europe. Fair use license. via https://www.zvab.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=17617887172&searchurl=hl%3Don%26sortby%3D20%26tn%3Dkupferstich%2Bvon%2Bjakob
Candelabra or sconce. 1050-1100.
Candelabra or sconce. 1050-1100. Hand colored copper engraving. Johann Klipphahn, engraver after a drawing by von Hefner-Alteneck. Image © 1996 – 2019 AbeBooks Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=17617887022&searchurl=tn%3Dleuchter%2Boriginaler%2Bhandkolorierter%2Bkupferst

Lithographs of the world under the sea to make you think you’re living inside an aquarium. From Baltic German biologist and explorer Alexander Theodor von Middendorff’s tome “Kopffüsser; Aufzählung und Beschreibung der zur Meersfauna Russlands gehörigen Einschaler” (Enumeration and description of shellfish and marine fauna of Russia).

Plate 1.
Plate 1. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107376792916/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-kopff%C3%BCsser
Plate 2.
Plate 2. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107369732631/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-aufz%C3%A4hlung-und
tumblr_nhsbof1xlq1rtynt1o2_1280
Plate 3. in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. http://animalia-life.club/other/vintage-jellyfish-illustration.html
Meeresfauna II. Plate 4.
Meeresfauna II. Plate 4. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107369732631/alexander-theodor-von-middendorff-aufz%C3%A4hlung-und