Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements' I love how stunning this is

Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements' I love how stunning this is

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.  Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

Greek No. 3 from Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament. Owen Jones (1809-1874) was an English born Welsh architect and designer. Jones created a comprehensive global design reference book, The Grammar of Ornament published in 1856

Greek No. 3 from Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament. Owen Jones (1809-1874) was an English born Welsh architect and designer. Jones created a comprehensive global design reference book, The Grammar of Ornament published in 1856

From a painted china bottle. We recognize here a mixed style; the flowing stem and treatment of the flower is after the Persian and Indian manner, whilst the form of the leaves is exactly that used in what we have called the fragmentary style.  From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867

From a painted china bottle. We recognize here a mixed style; the flowing stem and treatment of the flower is after the Persian and Indian manner, whilst the form of the leaves is exactly that used in what we have called the fragmentary style. From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867

From a very elegant painted china vase. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilateral triangles, and they are all united by the continuous stem, which winds spirally round the vase.    From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.    (Source: archive.org)

From a very elegant painted china vase. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilateral triangles, and they are all united by the continuous stem, which winds spirally round the vase. From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. (Source: archive.org)

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

A Short History of Decorative Hand Fans

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

Owen Jones, The grammar of ornament, 1809-1874 (1910)    [Egyptian ornament. Plates 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11],   pp. PL. IV-PL. XI ff.

Owen Jones, The grammar of ornament, 1809-1874 (1910) [Egyptian ornament. Plates 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11], pp. PL. IV-PL. XI ff.

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