My public (free) series post for this week now live on my patreon page. Moorish Revival this time. Various auction houses, a few to find on ebay one having come from Target. So a nice mix. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/32198068

Five images, not just this one.

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Tête-à-tête. ca. 1880. Moorish/Ottoman Turk.
Tête-à-tête. ca. 1880. Moorish/Ottoman Turk. Made in Syria probably for the European or American market. Carved walnut with ebonized trim, inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Seats upholstered with Persian rug fragments. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/seating/settees/19th-c-middle-eastern-moorish-style-walnut-carved-tete-tete/id-f_798335/

Public (free) series post for December 1, 2019 and continuing with our series theme. Arts and Crafts, a movement with designs so beautiful they are still used today. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31997948

Public (free) patreon series post just made live. Multiple images, not just this one. Enjoy! Arts and Crafts movement today. Hard to pick and choose but I’m thinking on getting the keychain.

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Keychain in the William Morris “Strawberry Thief” pattern. 2019. Image © 1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/stap-William-Morris-Keychain-Strawberry/dp/B07G226Y28

More Egyptian Revival items in my patreon public (free) post in my fall-winter series for today. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31812898

A few more items than usual. Being sent lots of good ones by various friends/collaborators. They are terrific.

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Maria Isabel of Braganza queen of Spain as founder of the Museum del Prado, her left hand resting on a gilded Egyptian Revival table. 1829. Oil on canvas. Bernardo López Piquer, artist )1801-1874). Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maria_Isabel_of_Portugal_in_front_of_the_Prado_in_1829_by_Bernardo_L%C3%B3pez_y_piquer.jpg

Rococo Revival for Sunday, November 17th. New post from my ongoing revivals public (free) series on my patreon page. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31631879

Five images, not just this one, all curated by me.

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Figural group of children dancing in a circle. 19th c.
Figural group of children dancing in a circle. 19th c. Rococo Revival in style. German. Marked under the base with two blue underglaze crossed swords and a red number “7.” Incised “2728” and impressed “85.” Meissen. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/20895791_a-porcelain-figurine-meissen-rococo-revival-19th-c

 

 

 

 

This week’s public (free) series post now live on my patreon page. Classical/Neoclassical and from times that go back and right into today. Link below

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31458575. Five images, not just the one. Some interesting items out there in this genre with more turning up all the time.

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Necklace and brooches with cameos. ca. 1840.
Necklace and brooches with cameos. ca. 1840. Gold and shell. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via https://www.vogue.com/slideshow/museum-of-fine-arts-boston-past-is-present-revival-jewelry-exhibition-photos

 

A new post in my public (free) series on my patreon page. Jacobean Revival. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31277049. Five images, not just the one.

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Candlesticks. 1925.
Candlesticks. 1925. Jacobean in style. Sterling silver and barley twist wood. Joseph and Richard Griffin, Chester, England, Makers. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/candle-holders/art-deco-jacobean-style-sterling-silver-barley-twist-wood-candlesticks/id-f_1187952/

Public (free) weekly post now live on my patreon.com page. Grecian Revival. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31081981

This weeks’ public (free) post for today. Grecian revival going back and forth in time. One being Assyrian and in Hollywood where their interpretations of all of the above are incredible.  Five images, not just the one below.

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Upholstered armchair. 19th c. Neo-Grecian in style.
Upholstered armchair. 19th c. Neo-Grecian in style. Mahogany. Maker not known. Image © 2019 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/stair-galleries/neo-grecian-mahogany-armchair-1121328