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352 notesReblog omgthatdress:

Edwardian Necklace
1stdibs.com

From the time of the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910.

omgthatdress:

Edwardian Necklace

1stdibs.com

From the time of the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910.

48 notesReblog plaatjes101:

lorilynn15: Cluj Napoca - Klausenburg, via Arnim Schulz (via indigodreams)

Romania.

plaatjes101:

lorilynn15: Cluj Napoca - Klausenburg, via Arnim Schulz (via indigodreams)

Romania.

69 notesReblog danaaallen:

Purpler by itchydogimages on Flickr.

danaaallen:

Purpler by itchydogimages on Flickr.

18 notesReblog indigenousdialogues:

This carpet comes from Ardabil, the city located in the north west of Iran, the shot is taken with available light and hand held cam. (by HORIZON)

indigenousdialogues:

This carpet comes from Ardabil, the city located in the north west of Iran, the shot is taken with available light and hand held cam. (by HORIZON)

29 notesReblog artpropelled:

Jack Beckman

artpropelled:

Jack Beckman

19 notesReblog morna:

Yellow Lily Pad by loopoboy 2.0 on Flickr.

morna:

Yellow Lily Pad by loopoboy 2.0 on Flickr.

29 notesReblog projectsentinel:

Hoya kerrii

projectsentinel:

Hoya kerrii

jtotheizzoe:

Scientists Germinate 2,000 Year-Old Seed … It Actually Grows

I can’t even keep a freakin’ herb garden alive and these guys are growing Magnolia Kobus via nearly-fossilized seeds found among dead rice in a Japanese village. Funny thing happened when they grew it up: It looked different than its descendants do today.

A consequence of “time-travel damage”? Or a look into the past? Who knows? I’ll let David Attenborough tell you the rest …

(video via ratdavid9)

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135 notesReblog oldbookillustrations:

From a very beautifully executed basin in cloisonné enamel.
From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

From a very beautifully executed basin in cloisonné enamel.

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

(Source: archive.org)

326 notesReblog rhaegartargaryen:

chevvy:

麒麟/

Qilin, the “Chinese unicorn”
Shen Nanpin, 18th century, hanging scroll, 118.3x46.5cm, Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture
scan of mythical beasts of japansry for the fold

rhaegartargaryen:

chevvy:

麒麟/

Qilin, the “Chinese unicorn”

Shen Nanpin, 18th century, hanging scroll, 118.3x46.5cm, Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture

scan of mythical beasts of japansry for the fold

25 notesReblog A French Art Nouveau “Japonisme” cabinet by Emile Gallé, decorated in  marquetry with an inlaid bird and foliage, carved ombelle flowers and  stems in an asymmetrical floral design. Identical piece in the permanent  collection of the Musee D’Orsay, Paris, France. From the private  collection of Barbara Streisand.  Dimensions: 61½” high x 37” wide x 15½” deep

A French Art Nouveau “Japonisme” cabinet by Emile Gallé, decorated in marquetry with an inlaid bird and foliage, carved ombelle flowers and stems in an asymmetrical floral design. Identical piece in the permanent collection of the Musee D’Orsay, Paris, France. From the private collection of Barbara Streisand.

Dimensions: 61½” high x 37” wide x 15½” deep

1 noteReblog Table By Emile Gallé
French Art Deco Table - two tiered table made of walnut with exotic  woods inlaid in floral designs.  Signed in marquetry Galle.  France  circa 1900.

Table By Emile Gallé

French Art Deco Table - two tiered table made of walnut with exotic woods inlaid in floral designs. Signed in marquetry Galle. France circa 1900.

63 notesReblog phoco:

persian mosaic on Flickr.

phoco:

persian mosaic on Flickr.

23 notesReblog kimonoworld:

flowery obi

kimonoworld:

flowery obi

17 notesReblog turnofthe20th:

Pendants by Lluis Masriera

turnofthe20th:

Pendants by Lluis Masriera