Category: design

Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, E…

Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, English, circa 1915.

“Less is a bore.” 

“Less is a bore.” 

~ R.I.P. Robert Venturi (1925 – 2018)

Tooth jewelry belonging to Queen Victoria: Ear…

Tooth jewelry belonging to Queen Victoria: Earrings and pendant made from gold-mounted enamel in the shape of fuchsia flowers mounted with the baby teeth of Princess Beatrice, circa mid-19th century. The pendant reads “Our Baby’s First Tooth.”

The Art of “Star Wars”: The Force …

The Art of “Star Wars”: The Force Behind the Most Iconic Image in the Cinematic Universe

met-egyptian-art: Otter statue, Egyptian ArtG…

met-egyptian-art:

Otter statue, Egyptian Art

Gift of Lily S. Place, 1923
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: cupreous metal

Enameled sunflower bowl by Kaj Franck for Fine…

Enameled sunflower bowl by Kaj Franck for Finel, circa 1960s.

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Wrought iron saw sets, combination tools, hammers, and a signet, circa 18th century.  (Luigi Nessi collection, via Koller auctions.)

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 German tourism poster for English-speaking markets by Jupp Wiertz, 1936. (Via Slate’s Vault)

Paint Pedaler: How a 1980s Michelangelo Found …

Paint Pedaler: How a 1980s Michelangelo Found Fame on the Ceilings of Old Victorians

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Art Deco Clock by Joseph Lorenzl, circa 1930s.