March172011
oldbookillustrations:

From a painted China vase in cloisonné enamel. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilateral triangles, and they are all united by the continuous stem.

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.

(Source archive.org.)

oldbookillustrations:

From a painted China vase in cloisonné enamel. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilateral triangles, and they are all united by the continuous stem.

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.

(Source archive.org.)

8AM
 Dongyang wood carving
Dongyang wood carvings are named after Dongyang in Zhejiang Province, and are listed as the three carvings in Zhejiang together with Qingtian stone carvings and boxwood carvings. The people in Dongyang are said to have begun wood sculpturing as early as over 1,000 years ago…

Dongyang wood carving
Dongyang wood carvings are named after Dongyang in Zhejiang Province, and are listed as the three carvings in Zhejiang together with Qingtian stone carvings and boxwood carvings. The people in Dongyang are said to have begun wood sculpturing as early as over 1,000 years ago…

8AM
Two Angels,  Edgar Maxence 1871-1954

Two Angels, Edgar Maxence 1871-1954

March162011
 ~ R.I.P.   Augustus Owsley Stanley III, 1935~2011 ~

~ R.I.P. Augustus Owsley Stanley III, 1935~2011 ~

4PM
4PM
vintagehome:

Marseille, FRANCE
via

vintagehome:

Marseille, FRANCE

via

4PM
aleyma:

Kawanabe Kyosai, Cat Catching a Frog, 19th century (source).

aleyma:

Kawanabe Kyosai, Cat Catching a Frog, 19th century (source).

4PM
wehadfacesthen:

Madeline Carroll and Gary Cooper, publicity shot for The General Died At Dawn (Lewis Milestone, 1936)

wehadfacesthen:

Madeline Carroll and Gary Cooper, publicity shot for The General Died At Dawn (Lewis Milestone, 1936)

4PM
White Hydrangea  Mia Tarney

White Hydrangea Mia Tarney

3PM
A Snowy Day,  Artist: 	Chikanobu
Date: 1890

A Snowy Day, Artist: Chikanobu
Date: 1890