Engravings from the scientific work “Perspectiva Corporum Regularium” which is remembered for its engravings of polyhedra and was published in 1568 by Wenzel Jamnitzer who worked in Nuremberg. Living from 1507 to 1585, he worked as a court goldsmith when he wasn’t busy doing science.

Plate, inscribed "H IIII" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H IIII” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H II" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H II” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum
Plate, inscribed "H I" on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper.
Plate, inscribed “H I” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. In the public domain due to age. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2009/08/jamnitzer-perspectiva.html
Plate, inscribed "H III" on the upper right.
Plate, inscribed “H III” on the upper right. Engraving on laid paper. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York. Fair use license. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/176135695864/wenzel-jamnitzer-perspectiva-corporum

Art Deco jewelry made with the pretty green stone chrysoprase having its own party in your jewelry box or on your wrist.

Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style. White gold. Marquise shaped chrysoprase in a bezel setting with enamel and filigree. Image ©2019 Brilliant Earth, LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.brilliantearth.com/The-Taya-Ring-14K-White-Gold-BEA12919/
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style. Platinum set with chrysoprase, onyx and diamond. Maker not known. Image © 1880 – 2019 Bentley & Skinner (Bond Street Jewellers) Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.bentley-skinner.co.uk/london/jewellery/33833-a-pair-of-art-deco-chrysoprase-onyx-diamond-earrings/
Brooch. ca. 1925. Art Deco in style.
Brooch. ca. 1925. American. Carved chrysoprase and diamond set in platinum. Black Starr and Frost, maker. Stamped by the maker. Image © 2014 Rago Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.ragoarts.com/auctions/2019/06/09/fine-jewelry/1121

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.

Should you be interested in supporting my work and can, please check what is available at the various levels and all that. Thanks! Sarah.

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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

Pages from presentation albums made for Lord Carrington who, with Lady Carrington, was a very popular governor of New South Wales, Australia from 1885 to 1890. This selection from the excellent blog bibliodyssey.blogspot.com

City of Ryde, page 1.
City of Ryde, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html
City of Wagga Wagga
City of Wagga Wagga, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html
Masonic Lodge.
Masonic lodge, page 1, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html
City of Ryde, page 2, Album 14.
City of Ryde, page 2, Album 14. Collection of the State Archives and Records, New South Wales. Fair use license. via http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2015/08/all-hail-lord-carrington.html

And a link to more: https://records-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=ADLIB_RNSW110709216&context=L&vid=61SRA&lang=en_US&search_scope=Everything&adaptor=Local%20Search%20Engine&tab=default_tab&query=lsr01,exact,NRS-20455

Plates from the book “Early western travels, 1748-1846,” which featured annotated reprints from earlier volumes mostly of the sort meant to encourage Americans to head west. Published in 1904, it was edited by Thwaites, Reuben Gold Thwaites and published in Cleveland, Ohio.

Frontispiece from "A Narrative of a year's residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,"
Frontispiece. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n132
"Soda Springs."
“Soda Springs.” Page 251. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n251
"Chimney."
“Chimney.” Page 223. Taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n223
"Worship in the Desert,"
“Worship in the Desert,” page 146. taken from “A Narrative of a year’s residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains,” P. J. De Smet SJ, author. 1843. Page 146. Digitalized by Google. In the public domain.https://archive.org/details/earlywesterntra37thwagoog/page/n145

Glammed up porcelain with more than a touch of gold. First Empire in style. Made by Marc Schœlcher (1766-1832). Born in Alsace, he had a porcelain factory and a salesroom on the Boulevard des Italiens in Paris.

Tête-à-tête with decorations showing various Parisian monuments. ca. 1820.
Tête-à-tête with decorations showing various Parisian monuments. ca. 1820. French. Hard porcelain, polychrome and gold. Image © Carnavalet Museum. Fair use license. via http://www.carnavalet.paris.fr/en/collections/tete-tete-decore-de-vues-de-paris
Vase. ca. 1815-20.
Vase. ca. 1815-20. French. Porcelain. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/16589
Cup and saucer, part of a coffee service. 1804.
Cup and saucer, part of a coffee service. 1804. French. Porcelain with gilding on a midnight blue ground. Image © Chicora Antiques, Inc. and antiques.com. Fair use license. via http://www.antiques.com/classified/Antique-Porcelain—Pottery/Antique-Teapots—Tea-Sets/Antique-A-French-First-Empire-Paris-Porcelain-Coffee-Service–marked-Schoelcher–1804
Four-tiered dessert stand with plates with gilt rims and painted flowers separated by a baluster-form standard with scrolling gilt acanthus leaves and flowers on a claret ground. Gilt paw feet. ca. 1830.
Four-tiered dessert stand with plates with gilt rims and painted flowers separated by a baluster-form standard with scrolling gilt acanthus leaves and flowers on a claret ground. Gilt paw feet. ca. 1830. French. Gilt and painted porcelain. Marks: “SCHOELCHER.” Image © 2019 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via https://fineart.ha.com/itm/decorative-arts/a-schoelcher-paris-porcelain-four-tiered-gilt-and-painted-porcelain-dessert-stand-marc-schoelcher-paris-france-/a/5139-67082.s?ic4=GalleryView-Thumbnail-071515

Porcelain made by the Leningrad Lomonosov State Porcelain Factory, Leningrad. All of these in Sarah colors, as bright as they come.

Bottle form vase after a design by  Mikhail Mokh, of bottle form, painted with young Soviet pioneers carrying a flag, playing volleyball, and swimming, with the neck decorated with tents. 1930. Unmarked but inscribed in Russian and dated "Mokh. M. / 1930 / III" under the base.
Bottle form vase after a design by Mikhail Mokh, painted with young Soviet pioneers carrying a flag, playing volleyball, and swimming, with the neck decorated with tents. 1930. Porcelain with a gilt top rim. Unmarked but inscribed in Russian and dated “Mokh. M. / 1930 / III” under the base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-soviet-porcelain-vase-by-the-state-6174714-details.aspx
Plate with cobalt ground decorated with four cartouches depicting traditional folk scene with gilt foliage and central figure. 1925.
Plate with cobalt ground decorated with four cartouches depicting traditional folk scene with gilt foliage and central figure. 1925. Porcelain and gilt. After a design by Alexandra Shekatikhina-Pototskaya. Green imperial cypher of Nicholas II dated 1895. Blue factory mark dated 1925. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/russian-works-of-art-faberge-icons/folktales-a-soviet-porcelain-plate-state-porcelain
Kumys pot, presumably part of a commission ordered by the government of 
the Soviet Union, for the Mongolian People’s Republic, 1939.
Kumys pot, presumably part of a commission ordered by the government of 
the Soviet Union, for the Mongolian People’s Republic, 1939. Porcelain. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/articles/the-rarest-of-soviet-porcelain
Bulbous style vase in a Suprematist design
Bulbous style vase in a Suprematist design, painted with red rectangles within dark blue borders, and blue circles at intervals. ca. 1935-36. After a design by Nikolai Suetin. Apparently unmarked but inscribed with the numeral “24” under base. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/lot/a-soviet-suprematist-porcelain-vase-by-the-6236606-details.aspx?lid=1&from=relatedlot&intobjectid=6236606