Animal design faience art pottery so your home can look like a menagerie. Burmantofts Pottery, maker. Burmantofts created art pottery in Leeds, England between 1880 and 1904.

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Turquoise glazed umbrella stand. Festoon-modeled cylindrical body on three griffin-head supports with a shaped triangular base, ca. 1890. Makers marks: Factory monogram “ENGLAND JL 1868” impressed on the underside. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/85102353_a-burmantofts-faience-turquoise-glazed-umbrella-stand
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Spoon warmer in a turquoise glaze, with a grotesque toad motif. Model number 1907. ca. 1890. Image courtesy Woolley & Wallis. Image © Metropress Ltd, (t/a Auction Technology Group) 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/guides/collecting-guides/burmantofts-pottery/
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Two seashell design turquoise glazed jardinières. 1891. Makers marks: one impressed with the monogram mark “BF” and impressed “1662.” The other with an impressed Burmantofts mark and “1662.” Shown with a pair of Minton nautilus shell jardinières. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/two-burmantofts-faience-turquoise-glazed-shell-jardinieres-late-6136021-details.aspx

Bundled up and swathed in fur. All being 1960s or earlier back when it was chic. Just liking the images, not dreaming of a fur.

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Advertising ephemera for the firm of Paul Rückmar/. One of Zurich’s elite furriers, also had shops in Davos and Saint Moritz. 1921. Swiss. Carl Franz Moos, graphic designer (1878-1959). Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/CARL-FRANZ-MOOS-(1878-1959)-PAUL-R%C3%9CCKMAR–Z%C3%9CRICH-1924-50×35-?saleno=2538&lotNo=14&refNo=771249
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Advertisement for coral lipstick. 1928. Alberto Vargas, creator (1896-1982). Image © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Coral-Lipstick-Alberto-Vargas-Giclee/dp/B019UFNJY4
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Advertisement for Fourrures Canton, 20 Rue de Bourg, Lausanne. 1960. French-Swiss. Charles Loupot, graphic designer (1892-1962). © Estate of the artist. Image © poster-auctioneer.com. Fair use license. via https://poster-auctioneer.com/en/realisierte_preise/cat/Fur-mode
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Advertisement for Fourrures Canton, Rue de Bourg, Lausanne. 1919. French. Charles Loupot, graphic designer (1892-1962). © Estate of the artist. Image © lofty.com. Fair use license. via https://www.lofty.com/products/fourrures-canton-24-rue-de-bourg-1919-1-o2xp6
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Advertisement for Franz Rosenfeld Fourrures, Bahnhofplatz 7, Zurich. 1933. Swiss, Roland Brunhoff, graphic designer (1897–1955). © Estate of the artist. Image © poster-auctioneer.com. Fair use license. via https://poster-auctioneer.com/en/realisierte_preise/cat/Fur-mode

Touring Egypt with English artist Edward Lear (1812-1888). Wrote limericks too. All of these taken from their website. Part of an upcoming auction.

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“Kom Ombo, Egypt.” 1849-1867. Watercolor. Signed with a monogram on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26001/lot/73/?category=list&length=102&page=1
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“Plain of Thebes, Egypt.” 1849-1867. Watercolor. Signed with a monogram on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26001/lot/74/?category=list&length=102&page=1
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“Boats on the Nile.” Possibly painted in 1853. Watercolor. Signed with a monogram on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26001/lot/75/?category=list&length=102&page=1
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“Boats on the Nile near Deir El Kadige.” ca. 1867. Watercolor. Signed with a monogram on the lower right. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26001/lot/76/?category=list&length=102&page=1

Paintings of Victorian cats and kittens by English artist Horatio Henry Couldery. Living from 1832 to 1918, he exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists in London. Also illustrated children’s books.

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“The First Lap.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Signed “Horatio H. Couldery” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2020. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26001/lot/48/?category=list&length=102&page=1
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“Cats by a Fishbowl.” 19th c. Oil on canvas. Source; bukowskis.com. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Horatio_Henry_Couldery_-_Cats_by_a_fishbowl.jpg
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“An Oyster Supper.” 1882. Source: Art UK. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:An_Oyster_Supper_by_Horatio_Henry_Couldery.jpg

Summer wildflowers for a late May day. Plates from “Harper’s Guide to Wild Flowers” by Caroline Alathea Stickney Creevey. Published in New York in 1912.

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“DItch Stonecrop in Fruit” (penthorum sedoides). Page 32. Collections of and digitalized by the North Carolina State University Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/harpersguidetowi00cree/page/32/mode/2up
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“Bur-reed” (sparganium simplex). Page 39. Collections of and digitalized by the North Carolina State University Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/harpersguidetowi00cree/page/39/mode/2up
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“Pipewort” (Eriocaulon articulatum). Page 45. Collections of and digitalized by the North Carolina State University Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/harpersguidetowi00cree/page/45/mode/2up
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“Coast Jointweed” (Polygonella articulata). Page 61. Collections of and digitalized by the North Carolina State University Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/harpersguidetowi00cree/page/61/mode/2up
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“Lizard’s Tail” (Saururus cernuus). Page 57. Collections of and digitalized by the North Carolina State University Libraries. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/harpersguidetowi00cree/page/57/mode/2up

Animal linocuts and one painting. Austrian by printmaker and painter Norbertine Bresslern-Roth. Living from 1891 to 1978, she studied at the Styrian Landeskunstschule.

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“Schimpansen” (Chimpanzees). 1949. Color linocut. Signed “Bresslern-Roth” and inscribed “block print.” © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/1370134/
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“Kampf” (Struggle). 1923. Linocut. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://adventuresintheprinttrade.blogspot.com/2011/08/animal-grace-norbertine-bresslern-roth.html
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“Fischende Katz.” 1962. Oil on burlap. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.thegreatcat.org/the-cat-in-art-and-photos-2/cats-in-art-20th-century/norbertine-bresslern-roth/

Portraits of women in furs. Not recent because they were painted by English artist Sir Gerald Festus Kelly who died in 1972 (and was born in 1879). Studied art in Paris.

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“Edith Teresa Hulton, wife of the 8th Lord Berwick, 1923.” 1923. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2007-2020 Velatura Press, LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.sightsize.com/sir-gerald-festus-kelly/
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“Portrait of a Seated Lady.” No date. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image Morgan O’Driscoll © 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.morganodriscoll.com/art/sir-gerald-festus-kelly-portrait-of-a-seated-lady/57765
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Portrait of Mrs Rona Lucas Nee Levey. Late 1950s. Oil on canvas. Circle of Sir Gerald Festus Kelly. Image © Richard Taylor Fine Art. Fair use license. via https://www.richardtaylorfineart.com/artist/sir-gerald-festus-kelly-circle/mrs-rona-lucas-nee-levey