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Skulls, insects, diagrams of horrific medical instruments, Victorian-style Darwin-esque etchings and Natural History sketches are all over the world of design at the moment. Let’s call this trend: Macabre. It’s dark. It’s gothic. It’s black. It’s creepy. Think of a dusty museum display case in the 1800s – full of spidery death and decay; skeletons, faded labels, stuffed birds with beady eyes, sad rows of dead butterflies, scientific diagrams of insects, plants and animals – all lifeless...

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A beautiful CAREWORN Victorian tea trio One piece in the set impressed with Aynsley but this set is not marked Bucket shaped cup with supported ring

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FRENCH AFRICAN PURPLE VIOLETS TEA CUP & SAUCER Antique Limoges France Teacup & Saucer Hand Painted Vintage Victorian Floral Art China Painting 19th Century American China Painter Circa 1900

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