Designs for Minton by Scotsman Christopher Dresser. Porcelain. Living from 1834 to 1904, he trained as a botanist but also made some wonderful art. All of these with a lot of blue but he worked in pink and brown too.

Cachepot. 1875-1900.
Cachepot. 1875-1900. Aesthetic movement in style. Japonaise. Cloisonne. Decorated with a blue top band simulating sky above a green sea filled with colorful carp and stylized flowers and plants, all figures outlined with a fine line of gold. Image © James D. Julia and 2019 Morphy Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdjulia/item/2747-361/
U shaped vase. 1886 or 1889.
U shaped vase with Japanese and pre-Columbian influences. 1886 or 1889. Hard-paste porcelain. Image© 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1988.30/
Piece for a dresser. No date.
Piece for a dresser. No date. Image 2019 Andrew Muir – Leading Clarice Cliff and 20th Century Ceramics Dealer. Fair use license. via https://andrew-muir.com/items/christopher-dresser-for-minton/322
Pair of quintal vases. 1850-1900.
Pair of quintal vases modeled on the Dutch tulipière. 1850-1900. Pseudo cloisonne porcelain. Turquoise ground enamel decorated with yellow and white flowers and geometric designs supported by dolphin masks on a shaped base. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2554B/lots/296
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More vacation pictures a few with sand. Scottish, these are, but mostly of warmer places. John Duncan Fergusson, artist. Living from 1874 to 1961 he also sculpted. Member of the Scottish Colourists school.

"Point de Granville, Normandie." ca. 1900.
“Point de Granville, Normandie.” ca. 1900. Oil on panel. Image © The Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland. Photo credit: Perth & Kinross Council. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/point-de-granville-normandie-129260
"Dinard, the Islands." 1930.
“Dinard, the Islands.” 1930. Oil on canvas. Image © lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/john-duncan-fergusson-1874-1961-46295221
"Golfe Juan." No date.
“Golfe Juan.” No date. Image © WahooArt.com. Fair use license. via https://en.wahooart.com/@@/9CWJ8L-John-Duncan-Fergusson-Golfe-juan
"The Breeze, Antibes." 1914.
“The Breeze, Antibes.” 1914. Image © The Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland. Photo credit: Government Art Collection. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-breeze-antibes-28183

Pendants and brooches by Scottish jeweler James Cromar Watt. Arts and Crafts movement. Living from 1862 to 1940, he also engaged in secret government work during World War I.

Pendant. ca. 1905.
Pendant. ca. 1905. Gold, enamel and opal. Signed “JCW” on the back. Image © 2019 Jewelry Amazing. Fair use license. via http://www.jewelryamazing.com/vintage-jewelry/james-cromar-watt-1862-1940-arts-crafts-pendant-gold-enamel-opal-h-8-cm-3-15-in-w-3-cm-1-18-in-marks-signed-verso-jcw-monogr
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold and foiled enamel set with a cabochon garnet and pearls.
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold and foiled enamel set with a cabochon garnet and pearls. Image © Joseph Bonnar Jewellers. Fair use license. via http://www.josephbonnar.com/necklaceprorss736.html
Pendant. ca. 1900.
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold, cabochon chrysoprase, foiled enameling and a blister pearl drop. Image © 2016 Nouveau Deco Arts. Fair use license. via http://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Jewellery/Arts-Crafts-Pendant-From-James-Cromar-Watt.Html
Brooch. No date.
Brooch. No date. Cabochon central moonstoone and cabochon garnets with a wreath of vine leaves and grapes in foiled enamel. Image © Wartski, Ltd. London. Fair use license. via http://www.wartski.com/collection/a-jewelled-and-enamelled-brooch-by-james-cromar-watt-1862-1940/

Tartan ware that came in right after Victoria and Albert started vacationing at Balmoral, making a fashion for things plaid sweep the nation that just keeps going.

Thirteen tartanware napkin rings. Late 19th-early 20th c.
Thirteen tartanware napkin rings. Late 19th-early 20th c. Rings in the Albert, Mcbeth, Prince Charlie and Mclean tartans along with others. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2509/lots/1189
"Prince Charlie" sewing egg. Victorian.
“Prince Charlie” sewing egg. Victorian. Made in Scotland. Mauchline. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-GENUINE-ANTIQUE-VICTORIAN-TARTANWARE-MAUCHLINE-PRINCE-CHARLIE-SEWING-EGG-/382791840451
Vinaigrette case in a "Rob-Roy" design tartan, the interior with a glass bottle and stopper.
Vinaigrette case in a “Rob-Roy” design tartan, the interior with a glass bottle and stopper. © Copyright Toovey’s 2017-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/398901/a-tartan-ware-rob-roy-pattern-vinaigrette-case
Tartan ware card cases with gilt highlights to corners in the Robertson, McLean and McDonald tartans.
Tartan ware card cases with gilt highlights to corners in the Robertson, McLean and McDonald tartans. Victorian. Made in Scotland. Mauchline ware. Image courtesy Canterbury Auction Galleries. Image © ukauctioneers.com. Fair use license. via https://www.ukauctioneers.com/auction_catalogue.cfm?d&itemID=20E9CB0FD7D62CF9D7E1FECEFF580EE9E72CABC8&auction=21EACF0ED1&action=11&rangepage=10&currentpage=1&showL
Tartan ware game counter. ca. 1900.
Tartan ware game counter. ca. 1900. Maker not known. Image © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/161462-SL-005063/Victorian-Tartan-Ware-Game-Counter
McFarlane tartan ware sewing kit.
McFarlane tartan ware sewing kit which includes a round box, two players, booklet with ivory pins, pin cushion and a needle case. Victorian. Made in Scotland. Mauchline ware. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/20425165-antique-sewing-kit-victorian-mauchline-tartan-ware-mcfarlane

Images of a Java that isn’t coming back. Romantic school. Raden Saleh, artist. Living from 1811 to 1880, he was of Arab and Javanese descent. Worked in Europe for a few decades but mostly painted in Java.

"Javanese Landscape, with Tigers Listening to the Sound of a Travelling Group." 1849.
“Javanese Landscape, with Tigers Listening to the Sound of a Travelling Group.” 1849. Oil on canvas. Sold by Christie’s in 2010. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raden_Saleh_-_Javanese_Landscape,_with_Tigers_Listening_to_the_Sound_of_a_Travelling_Group.jpg
"Javanese Temple in Ruins." 1860.
“Javanese Temple in Ruins.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raden_Saleh_-_Javanese_Temple_in_Ruins_-_1985.66.328,263_-_Smithsonian_American_Art_Museum.jpg
"Forest and Native House." 1860. Oil on canvas.
“Forest and Native House.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forest_and_Native_House_by_Raden_Saleh.jpg

Textile designs by Scottish artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Living from 1868 to 1928 he studied at the Glasgow School of Art.

Flowering bulb textile design. 1915-1923.
Flowering bulb textile design. 1915-1923. Watercolor and pencil. Image © Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow. Fair use license. via https://rampages.us/gdtheory/tag/charles-rennie-mackintosh/
Tobacco flower textile design. Undated.
Tobacco flower textile design. Undated. Watercolor and gouache on paper. Image © Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow. Fair use license. via http://community.artauthority.net/work.asp?wid=97236&pos=123
Textile design with stylized floral motifs. ca. 1918.
Textile design with stylized floral motifs. ca. 1918. Pencil and watercolor. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O692580/textile-design-mackintosh-charles-rennie/
Textile design. 1917.
Textile design. 1917. Watercolor and pencil. Image © 2018 Blouin Corp. Fair use license. via https://www.blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/Charles-Rennie-Mackintosh-7102156/Textile-Design-1917

Flower pictures by Scottish painter Samuel John Peploe (1871–1935).Post-Impressionist and member of the Scottish Colourists group.

"Still life with Tulips." ca. 1919.
“Still life with Tulips.” ca. 1919. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/samuel-john-peploe-rsa-1871-1935-still-life-6152204-details.aspx
"Flowers and Fruit." Undated.
“Flowers and Fruit.” Undated. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://getcustomart.com/products/samuel-john-peploe-flowers-and-fruit
"Still life with Tulips on a Black Background. No date.
“Still life with Tulips on a Black Background.” No date. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Lyon & Turnbull. Fair use license. via https://www.lyonandturnbull.com/news-article/focus-scottish-colourists-samuel-john-peploe
"Still Life of Roses and Apples." Early 1920's.
“Still Life of Roses and Apples.” Early 1920’s. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/samuel-john-peploe-rsa-1871-1935-still-life-6175137-details.aspx