The author of "Architectural Follies in America", KY's Clay Lancaster was charmed by the idea of creating them. His three-story octagonal Warwick Tower contains an elliptical parlor-dining room, a kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a storage area for his research files. Warwick Tower is modeled on the Tower of the Winds, an octagonal tower, probably 1st century, on the agora in Athens. - Taken from "KENTUCKY - Historic Houses Horse Farms of Bluegrass Country" - Photographs by Pieter Estersohn
Terracotta horse statue, done in the Bei Wei style. Wei dynasty, the longest lived and most powerful of the northern Chinese dynasties before the reunification of China under the Sui and Tang dynasties, founded by Tabgatch tribesmen who, like many of the nomads inhabiting the frontiers of northern China, were of uncertain origin. Their language was basically Turkish, and scholars presume that their ancestry can be traced to proto-Turkish, proto-Mongol, or Xiongnu peoples but non-Han Chinese.
Vintage cookies // ♡ THERE'S NO WAY ON EARTH I WOULD EAT THESE COOKIES....THEY'RE GORGEOUS!!! I WOULD FIRST TRY TO REPLICATE THEM WITH POLYMER CLAY. THEN....OH, WOULD I LOVE A NECKLACE AND EARRINGS MADE WITH THOSE TINY PINK FLOWERS!!! ♥...WAIT...AND A BRACELET AND RING! OK...YOU GET THE GIST! I'M DONE! ♥A (And if you know me at all, I'm never reeeally done! hehehe!) ...... ;)