More from Percy MacQuoid’s work “History of English Furniture: Age of Satinwood.” Published in Edinburgh by T. and A. Constable, printers to His Majesty (Edward VII). Collections of the Society of the Four Arts.

Amboyna-wood writing cabinet (left); inlaid mahogany pole-screen (right). Both pieces being the property of Alfred Littleton, Esquire. Plate VIII, page 170. Signed Shirley Slocombe artist, 1908. Collections of the Society of the Four Arts. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/HistoryOfEnglishFurnitureAgeOfSatinwood/page/n170/mode/1up

Figure 124 – Painted wood pedestal; Figure 125 – Carved wood lantern. Both pieces being the property of the Earl of Harewood. Page 173. Collections of the Society of the Four Arts. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/HistoryOfEnglishFurnitureAgeOfSatinwood/page/n173/mode/1up
Figure 131 – Robert Adam’s design for bed. Page 180. Collections of the Society of the Four Arts. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/HistoryOfEnglishFurnitureAgeOfSatinwood/page/n180/mode/1up
Satin-wood commode. Property of Alfred Littleton, Esquire. Plate X, page 224. Signed Shirley Slocombe artist, 1908. Collections of the Society of the Four Arts. Scanned by the Internet Archive. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/HistoryOfEnglishFurnitureAgeOfSatinwood/page/n224/mode/1up

Visions of a long ago Scotland. Victorian, painted by Waller Hugh Paton who lived from 1828 to 1895. A painter of landscapes, he was the son of a damask designer. An associate of the Royal Scottish Academy and member of the Royal Society of Watercolorists. Queen Victoria liked his pictures.

Entrance to the Cuiraing, Skye. 1873. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Image source and photography: Scottish National Gallery. Collections of the Scottish National Gallery. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Waller_Hugh_Paton_-_%27Entrance_to_the_Cuiraing,_Skye%27.jpg

Dunnottar Castle. 1867. Scottish. Image source Stephencdickson, Cc0 License 4.0. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dunnottar_Castle_by_Walter_Hugh_Paton_1867.JPG
Edinburgh with a distant view of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. A watercolor view of Edinburgh from the side of St Margaret’s Loch at sunset, looking west 1862. Scottish. Commissioned by Queen Victoria. Watercolor and bodycolor with gum arabic and burnishing.  Signed in monogram and dated WHP 1862. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/919573/edinburgh-with-a-distant-view-of-the-palace-of-holyroodhouse

Landscapes with a few people from another place in time to dream your way back to. Probably doesn’t look like that anymore. Painted by English artist John Rogers Herbert who lived from 1810 to 1986. Studied at the Royal Academy Schools.

“Landscape in the North of Israel.” 1873. English. Oil on board. Signed “J. R. Herbert RA” and dated 1873 on the lower left. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/eclectic-new-york/landscape-in-the-north-of-israel
“LABORARE EST ORARE (to labour is to pray) And some fell upon rock: and as soon as it was sprung up it withered away because it had no moisture And some fell among thorns, and the thorns growing up with it choked [sic] And some fell upon good ground : and sprung up and yielded fruit a hundred fold Gospel of St. Luke. The monks of St. Bernard’s Abbey Leicester gathering the harvest of 1861. The boys in the adjoining field are from the Reformatory under the care of these Religious.’” Collections of the Tate Galleries. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/herbert-laborare-est-orare-t01455
“Asyut on the Nile.” 1873. English. Image source: r
http://www.johnrogersherbert.co.uk/painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asyut_on_the_Nile.jpg
“Approaching the Oasis.” 1880. English. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “J. R. Herbert RA 1880” on the lower left. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/14883/lot/243/?category=list

Coral tiaras for the queen of the sea. Various jewelers . . .all amazing. Mostly Cartier.

Bandeau tiara. 1922.
Bandeau tiara. 1922. Made in Paris. Platinum, gold, coral, rose-cut and round diamond, onyx, tortoise shell and black enamel. Cartier, maker. via the cultureconcept.com and http://diamondsandrhubarb.blogspot.com/2014/11/noble-coral.html

Tiara.
Tiara. Platinum, gold, coral, diamond and pearl. Cartier, maker. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/an-exquisite-coral-diamond-and-pearl-tiara-6087344-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=6087344&sid=26ff61b1-c7ea-484b-

Tiara. 1860-1870.
Tiara. 1860-1870. Gilt metal and coral. Philips Brothers, London, maker. Image © The Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://www.thecourtjeweller.com/2016/01/jewel-history-tiara-has-become-social.html

Paintings of an old England that isn’t coming back. British. Samuel Palmer, artist. Living from 1805 to 1881, he was part of the Romanticism movement.

"Harvest Moon." 19th c.
“Harvest Moon.” 19th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://www.gatehousepress.com/2013/05/samuel-palmers-valley-of-vision/

The Magic Apple Tree, by Samuel Palmer
“The Magic Apple Tree.” ca. 1830. Pen and India ink with watercolor mixed with a gum like medium in paper. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/drawingsandwatercolours/12193

Landscape. No date.
Landscape. No date. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. Photo credit: Martin Beek. via http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/palmer_samuel.html

"Old England's Sunday Evening." ca. 1874.
“Old England’s Sunday Evening.” ca. 1874. Watercolor over pencil heightened with body color. Image © 2019 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/es/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/british-irish-art-l13133/lot.13.html

20th century ladies all dressed up in huge skirts. British. Leonard Campbell Taylor. Living from 1874 to 1969, he was a member of the Royal Academy.

"The Rehearsal."1907.
“The Rehearsal.”1907. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. © The estate of Leonard Campbell Taylor. 2019 / Bridgeman Images. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/taylor-the-rehearsal-n02137

"Contemplation." Undated.
“Contemplation.” Undated. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/leonard-campbell-taylor-ra-roi-rp-1874-1969-5842795-details.aspx

"Patience." Undated.
“Patience.” Undated. © 2005-2019 AllPainter Online Gallery. Fair use license. via https://www.allpainter.com/leonard-campbell-taylor/patience-handmade-oil-painting-reproduction-261760.html

Landscapes with a few people here and there to make anyone dream of summer coming in in the the depths of winter. Wilfrid de Glehn, British painter. Impressionist school and elected to the Royal Academy in 1932.

"Summer on the Avon." Undated.
“Summer on the Avon.” Undated. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/wilfrid-gabriel-de-glehn-ra-1870-1951-5697119-details.aspx

"Thames Landscape." Undated.
“Thames Landscape.” Undated. Image © 2018 Dreweatts 1759, Donnington. Fair use license. https://auctions.dreweatts.com/auction-024/itemDetails/448/157158

"Wash Day." 1923.
“Wash Day.” 1923. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/wilfrid-gabriel-de-glehn-ra-1870-1951-5631498-details.aspx

Fairies frolicking and just plain living way out in the Engliah countryside but letting us peek. Victorian. John Anster Fitzgerald, artist (1819-1906).

"The Captive Robin."1864.
“The Captive Robin.”1864. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://curiator.com/art/john-anster-christian-fitzgerald/the-captive-robin

"The Fairy's Funeral." Late 19th-early 20th c.
“The Fairy’s Funeral.” Late 19th-early 20th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/sofi01/4918092868

"The Fairies Banquet." 1859.
“The Fairies Banquet.” 1859. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-fairies-banquet-john-anster-fitzgerald.html

Vases and other delights in cloisonné enamel by English firm Elkington & Company. Made a lot of silverplate too but I like these best. 1870’s.

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel on gilt metal. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2017. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O77665/vase-elkington-co/

Pair of vases with birds. Undated.
Pair of vases with birds. Model #312. Undated. Cloisonné enamel. Albert Auguste Adolphe Wilms, designer for Elkington. Image © 2019 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/woolley-wallis/a-pair-of-elkington-cloisonne-enamel-vases-by-albert-auguste-adolphe-wilms-model-no-312-tapering-c-321152

Vase. 1876.
Vase. 1876. Cloisonné enamel gilt brass. Image © 2019 Sothebys. Fair use license. via http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/the-art-of-the-table-n09614/lot.257.html

Making the Grand Tour with Edward Lear (1812-1888). Wrote things too.

"Dubrovnik." ca. 1864.
“Dubrovnik.” ca. 1864. Pen and ink, watercolor and body color with gum arabic. In the public domain because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via http://goldenagepaintings.blogspot.com/2010/11/edward-lear-dubrovnik.html

"A view of the Nile above Aswan." 1873.
“A view of the Nile above Aswan.” 1873. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://biblio.temaretik.com/234430571863607838/on-proslavil-sebya-chepuhoj-edvard-lir/

'Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling." Undated.
‘Kinchinjunga from Darjeeling.” Undated. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/kinchinjunga-from-darjeeling-edward-lear.html

"View of Beirut." ca. 1861.
“View of Beirut.” ca. 1861. Collection of the British government. Image © Art UK. via http://www.artuk.org/artworks/view-of-beirut-28673

"Mahabalipooram." 1881.
“Mahabalipooram.” 1881. Collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2017/05/edward-lear-part-20.html