Roundels, mostly in black and white. A few that are merely circular. Designs for pottery from the Minton Archives, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

Bird. Undated design sketch created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685
Detail of a larger design, possibly for a jug or pitcher. Undated design sketch created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685
Butterfly. Undated design sketch in black and white created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685

Fish. Undated design sketch in black and white created for Minton Pottery which was in business from 1793 to 1968. Thinking this is from around 1900. Image © Minton Archives. Fair use license. via https://www.themintonarchive.org.uk/another-helping-of-folio-frivolity/#more-12685

Silver bowls by London silverworker James Barclay Hennell who died in 1899. Very ornate and only suitable for champagne. I at least wouldn’t dream of filling one of these up with root beer.

Large silver racing trophy bowl with a gilded interior. The body with two cast equine scenes and two drop-ring handles with lion mask brackets, the base with rich floral and scroll decoration. 1879. Victorian. English. Made by James Barclay Hennell for the jeweler J. Heming, Conduit Street, London W. Maker’s marks: marked on the base “J. Heming, Conduit Street, London. W.” Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26979/lot/23/?category=list&length=96&page=1
One of a pair of silver punchbowls with gilded interiors, the exterior of each punch bowl hand chased with medieval battle scenes. 1886. Made in London, England by James Barclay Hennell. Maker’s marks: hallmarked London 1886. Stamped with the initials “JBH.” Image Britannia © 2001-2016. Fair use license. via https://www.silverperfect.com/Inventory/archives/hennellprbowlsdetail.html
Silver bowl with shaped frieze of geometric scrollwork on a textured ground with a vacant escutcheon to either side. 1880. Victorian. Made in London by James Barclay Hennell. Maker’s marks: mark of James Barclay Hennell. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-a-victorian-silver-bowl-5555284/

Two more birds rendered as cameo glass scent bottles in various colorways. A falcon and a swa. Englishn and made by Thomas Webb & Sons, the “Crystal King of England.” They received a Grand Prix for their exquisite colored glass at the 1889 Paris Exposition where they were part of the Tiffany exhibit. Both of these from a current auction catalog.

Thomas Webb cameo glass scent bottle naturalistically modeled as a swan’s head, cast in translucent turquoise-blue glass overlaid in opaque white and finely carved with feathers, the eyes and beak carefully delineated. Gilt silver screw cover chased with feathers and made by Thomas Johnson. 1884. English. Glass and silver gilt. Maker’s marks: Screw cover with London hallmarks for 1884. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26671/lot/23/?category=list
Thomas Webb and Sons gilded “Peachblow” glass scent bottle, modeled as a falcon’s head, delicately shaded from deep red through red to pale pink, the colors created within the heat-sensitive glass and given a satin finish. The edges of the bill, the eyes and surrounding areas are picked out in gold with the head covered with stylized feathers also in raised gilding. Silver gilt screw cover by Frederick Bradford McCrea. 1885. English. Glass, gilding and silver gilt. Maker’s marks: screw cover with London hallmarks for 1885. Inscribed “Rd 16898” in gilt. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/26671/lot/24/?category=list

Gothic Revival candlesticks. Interesting. Like having miniature castles in attendance at your dinner party.

Pair of gilt and green painted metal candlesticks in the Gothic taste. 19th c. Possibly French. Maker not known. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7833/drewea1-10229/lot-details/9a2b48b7-ea51-4f66-a6b4-ad2d009d929e

Pair of candlesticks in brass, mounted on a wide rounded pedestal base with a column step with a central angled knop with Gothic style cutouts and castellated round top candleholders. The body is decorated with red and green enamels with red enamel also applied to the base. 19th c. Gothic Revival. Possibly made in India. Not marked. Image © xupes.com. Fair use license. via https://www.xupes.com/art/product-details/9034/superb-antique-pair-gothic-revival-enamelled-brass-candlesticks-19th-c/superb-antique-pair-gothic-revival-enamelled-brass-candlesticks-19th-c.html

Pair of tall gilded Gothic Revival pricket candlesticks. ca. 1850. English. Image © Susan Silver Antiques. Fair use license. via https://susansilverantiques.com/product/pair-bronze-gothic-revival-candlesticks/

Set of three solid brass altar candle holders decorated at the bottom with a church and cross in the center of each side. Made to be used in a church. Antique, ca. 1900 or earlier. Gothic Revival. Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc.  and the Gilded Lion, Scottsdale, Arizona. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2180005/antique-gothic-revival-brass-alter-candle-holders-candlesticks-set-of-3

Landscapes, all of them showing Lindisfarne Castle which is in Northumberland in the north of England. Lord Frederic Leighton, artist (1830-1896). All of these taken from a current Bukowski’s auction catalogue.

“Lindisfarne Castle with Horse and Rider in the foreground.” 19th c. British. Oil on canvas laid down on artist’s board. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/6a1709ac-11ee-4f0a-b39d-ad18012a98e7
“Rowing Boats on the Shores of Lindisfarne Castle.” 19th c. British. Oil on panel. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/e830cf3d-4420-4cf5-943f-ad18012a9f37
“Lindisfarne Castle.” 19th c. British. Oil on panel. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/past-auctions/drewea1-10227/lot-details/81aeeb0b-e1e5-4207-bb1e-ad18012aa502

What you need to show the wallpaper people when they come over and want to see designs you like. Lithographs from C. J. Richardson’s 1851 work “Studies of ornamental design.” F. Bedford and Day & Son, lithographers. Published in London by John Weale.

Title page. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n7/mode/2up
Page 9. Page 7. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n9/mode/2up
Page 34. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n34/mode/1up
“Jewel Embroidery.” Page 36. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n36/mode/1up
Page 40. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n40/mode/1up
“Ceiling of the Sala di Cambio, Perugia. Painted in 1500 by Pietro Perugino and his pupils.” Page 46. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n46/mode/1up
“Chalice from the church of San Dominico at Perugia.” Page 48, Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n48/mode/1up
“Ancient German applique, embroidery. Page 50. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n50/mode/1up
“Pattern for applique embroidery.” Page 52. Collections of and digitalized by the Boston Public Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/studiesofornamen00rich/page/n52/mode/1up

English Victorian crowd scenes. Maybe it looked just like that, maybe not. Either way they are fun. William Powell Frith, artist. Living from 1819 to 1909, he specialized in genre subjects and panoramic narrative works.

“The Derby Day:” the ‘first study’ for the celebrated painting. Sold by the artist in 1857. English. Oil on canvas. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-5521063
“The Private View.” 1883. English. Image © Condé Nast Britain 2021. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.tatler.com/article/william-powell-frith-peoples-painter-harrogate-exhibition
“The Railway Station.” 1862. English. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection Trust. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/405292/the-railway-station
“Ramsgate Sands (Life at the Seaside).”  1851-54. English. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection Trust. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/search#/1/collection/405068

Life lived dramatically. Very dramatically. Theodor von Holst, painter. Living from 1810 to 1844, he was born in London where his artistic talents were noticed by Henri Fuseli and society portraitist Sir Thomas Lawrence with Lawrence buying drawings from von Holst who was only 10 at the time.

“The Fairy Lovers”. ca. 1840. English. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T01518
“The Dice: Mephistopheles plays for Faust’s soul.” 19th c. English. Oil on canvas. Attributed to von Holst. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-6062559
“Devilish Scenery.” ca. 1838. English. Watercolor. Signed and dated. Image © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC and Galerie Moenius. Fair use license. via https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/theodore-von-holst-1810-1844-453-c-dfd40b5925#
“Fantasy based on Goethe’s Faust.” 1834. English. Oil on canvas. Image source; Tate Britain. Artwork in the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Theodor_von_Holst_Fantasy_based_on_Goethe%27s_Faust_1834.jpg

Down to the water with English painter Hopkins Horsley Hobday Horsley who lived from 1807 to 1890.

“A continental town, possibly Lucerne, beside a river.” 19th c. English. Oil on canvas. Image © COPYRIGHT 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD.  Fair use license. via https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auctions/7820/drewea1-10227/lot-details/f79a50ee-10d8-4eb5-af1e-ad18012532f2
“Sidmouth Beach and Cliffs, Devon.” 1880. Collections of and Image © Sidmouth Museum. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/sidmouth-beach-and-cliffs-devon-96041
“On the Sands at Rhyl, North Wales.” 1856. English. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Birmingham Museums Trust. Image source: art.uk. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 100 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hopkins_Horsley_Hobday_Horsley_(1807-1890)-_On_the_Sands_at_Rhyl1992P3-_Birmingham_Museums_Trust.jpg

Off on a holiday to the shore with English painter Philip Connard. Living from 1875 to 1958, he studied at the Royal College of Art in London.

“Le Petit Journal.” ca. 1926. English. Graphite, ink and watercolor on paper. Signed on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © Tate Galleries. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/connard-le-petit-journal-n04244
“The River Tang.” 1913. English. Collections of the Manchester Art Gallery. © Estate of the artist. Image © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/Connard-Manchester-Gallery-Unframed-Reproduction/dp/B07GC9NLLS
“At The Beach.” 1929-1940. English. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 incollect.com and Wiscasset Bay Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.incollect.com/listings/fine-art/paintings/philip-connard-at-the-beach-336449