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Ornament Collection

"Ornament: A Kaleidoscope of Beauty and Culture" From the intricate carvings on The Oak to the shimmering Gold Lunulae and Axehead

Background imageOrnament Collection: Snowdrop, Galanthus nivalis, as design motif

Snowdrop, Galanthus nivalis, as design motif in wallpaper, borders and fabrics.. Lithograph by Verneuil with pochoir (stencil)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Gold Lunulae and Axehead, Early Bronze Age, St Merryn, Cornwall

Gold Lunulae and Axehead, Early Bronze Age, St Merryn, Cornwall
Two Early Bronze Age gold lunulae and copper alloy flat axehead found in a barrow at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn in 1864. They were discovered on the west side of the bay, near the cliff edge

Background imageOrnament Collection: DANCE: HARKNESS THEATRE. Mural by Enrique Senis-Oliver from the proscenium arch of the Harkness

DANCE: HARKNESS THEATRE. Mural by Enrique Senis-Oliver from the proscenium arch of the Harkness Theatre, on Broadway and 62nd Street in New York City, depicting dancers paying homage to Terpsichore

Background imageOrnament Collection: The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC

The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC
Prehistory. The Trundholm sun chariot. Early Bronze Age. C. 1400 BC. Scandinavian

Background imageOrnament Collection: Prince Wales Feathers

Prince Wales Feathers
The Prince of Waless feathers, with the motto Ich Dien (I serve)

Background imageOrnament Collection: The Winter Egg, 1913 (quartz, platinum, orthoclase, diamonds

The Winter Egg, 1913 (quartz, platinum, orthoclase, diamonds
CH463083 The Winter Egg, 1913 (quartz, platinum, orthoclase, diamonds, gold & demantoid) (see also 463082) by Holmstrom, Albert (1846-1920); height: 10.2 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Paris, France - Champs-Elysees, The Paiva Mansion

Paris, France - Champs-Elysees, The Paiva Mansion. Date: 1902

Background imageOrnament Collection: Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars

Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars -- Spirit of Ecstasy bonnet ornament. 1959

Background imageOrnament Collection: medallion, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd. 1775-1780

medallion, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd. 1775-1780
Late eighteenth century horizontal oval Wedgwood grey blue jasperware medallion, with white reliefs of two classical heads, a female and a youth. Marked " Wedgwood & Bentley"

Background imageOrnament Collection: Char Bangla Temple, Baranagore, West Bengal, India

Char Bangla Temple, Baranagore, West Bengal, India
Detail of carvings above the main entrance to one of the four Shiva (Siva) Mandirs at the Char Bangla Temple, built in the 18th century in Baranagore, West Bengal, India

Background imageOrnament Collection: The Oak (colour litho)

The Oak (colour litho)
2638657 The Oak (colour litho) by Verneuil, Maurice Pillard (1869-1942); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illustrator: Maurice Pillard Verneuil Illustration from Plants)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Matryoschka (russian dolls)

Matryoschka (russian dolls), Moscow, Russia

Background imageOrnament Collection: Painting of Krishna on glass

Painting of Krishna on glass, and photograph of Gandhi, in 1970s concrete structured home, Ahmedabad, Gujarat state, India, Asia

Background imageOrnament Collection: Jugendstil Dandelions

Jugendstil Dandelions
Dandelions in the Jugendstil manner

Background imageOrnament Collection: Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Background imageOrnament Collection: The Vine (colour litho)

The Vine (colour litho)
2638591 The Vine (colour litho) by Verneuil, Maurice Pillard (1869-1942); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illustrator: Maurice Pillard Verneuil Illustration from Plants)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Azulejos at Carmo Church, Porto, Portugal

Azulejos at Carmo Church, Porto, Portugal

Background imageOrnament Collection: Okimono, Japan

Okimono, Japan
This carved object, depicting an egg and two rats, was made in Japan in the mid 1800s. It is known as an okimono, which means object for display in Japanese

Background imageOrnament Collection: Lucky Red Lanterns Chinese New Year Decorations Ditan Park Beijing China. During Lunar New Year

Lucky Red Lanterns Chinese New Year Decorations Ditan Park Beijing China. During Lunar New Year
Lucky Red Lanterns Chinese New Year Decorations Ditan Park, Beijing, China. During Lunar New Year, many parks and temples in China have large outdoor fairs, festivals

Background imageOrnament Collection: Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars

Advertisement for Rolls Royce cars -- Spirit of Ecstasy bonnet ornament photographed in motion. 1959

Background imageOrnament Collection: Block Letters (litho)

Block Letters (litho)
6002062 Block Letters (litho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Block Letters. Illustration for Lettering for Schools and Colleges for the Office)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Old colorful Chinese ceramic souvenirs. Snuff boxes, Panjuan Flea Market, Beijing, China

Old colorful Chinese ceramic souvenirs. Snuff boxes, Panjuan Flea Market, Beijing, China. Panjuan Flea Curio market has many fakes, replicas and copies of Chinese products

Background imageOrnament Collection: Botanical illustration of the jonquil, Narcissus

Botanical illustration of the jonquil, Narcissus jonquilla, showing parts of flower.. Lithograph by Verneuil with pochoir (stencil)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Victorian style domestic interior with fireplace

Victorian style domestic interior with fireplace
A Victorian style domestic interior with fireplace, and different patterns everywhere you look

Background imageOrnament Collection: Blue John vase

Blue John vase
A vase carved out of the mineral Blue John. The mineral is so far unique to one location in the Derbyshire Peak District, England

Background imageOrnament Collection: Japanese ornamental stone lantern post in a garden setting, next to a tall bush and small stones

Japanese ornamental stone lantern post in a garden setting, next to a tall bush and small stones
JAPAN: GARDEN ORNAMENT. Japanese ornamental stone lantern post in a garden setting, next to a tall bush and small stones. Pen and ink drawing, c1878, possibly by Kano

Background imageOrnament Collection: Garden roller

Garden roller

Background imageOrnament Collection: medallion Clio, made by Wedgwood and Bentley * Josiah Wedgwood (and Sons) Ltd. 1777-1780

medallion Clio, made by Wedgwood and Bentley * Josiah Wedgwood (and Sons) Ltd. 1777-1780
Late eighteenth century Wedgwood grey blue jasperware oval medallion with blue wash and white relief of Clio, the muse of history and poetry

Background imageOrnament Collection: Five Wedgwood cameos

Five Wedgwood cameos
An early nineteenth century Wedgwood jasperware convex, rectangular cameo, white with dark blue wash and white reliefs of a classical female figure with an urn. Marked on back " WEDGWOOD"

Background imageOrnament Collection: FRANCE, Jura, Doubs, MONTBELIARD / SOCHAUX: Peugeot Car Museum by Main Peugeot Car Plant

FRANCE, Jura, Doubs, MONTBELIARD / SOCHAUX: Peugeot Car Museum by Main Peugeot Car Plant
FRANCE, Jura, Doubs, MONTBELIARD/SOCHAUX: Peugeot Car Museum by Main Peugeot Car Plant, Peugeot Radiator Logo

Background imageOrnament Collection: Art Nouveau Flowers

Art Nouveau Flowers
A decorative art nouveau motif of long-stemmed flowers in brown and black

Background imageOrnament Collection: HAND IN HAND

HAND IN HAND
Her hand in his, his hand in hers Date: circa 1880

Background imageOrnament Collection: ERTE: SET DESIGN, 1925. Set design by Erte, 1925, for an oriental ballet scene in the film Paris

ERTE: SET DESIGN, 1925. Set design by Erte, 1925, for an oriental ballet scene in the film Paris, released the following year

Background imageOrnament Collection: Easter Egg decorated with beads, folklore, traditional Hungarian

Easter Egg decorated with beads, folklore, traditional Hungarian

Background imageOrnament Collection: Images of deities on the wall of Kesava Temple, Keshava Temple, Hoysala style, Somnathpur

Images of deities on the wall of Kesava Temple, Keshava Temple, Hoysala style, Somnathpur, Somanathapura, Karnataka, South India, India, South Asia, Asia

Background imageOrnament Collection: ALASKA: WOMAN AND BASKETS. A Tlingit Native American woman in Yakutat, Alaska

ALASKA: WOMAN AND BASKETS. A Tlingit Native American woman in Yakutat, Alaska, holding a Haida crest hat and a bag on her lap while seated among baskets made by local villagers. Photographed c1900

Background imageOrnament Collection: Dragon-Shaped Architectural Ornament, 13th / 14th century. Creator: Unknown

Dragon-Shaped Architectural Ornament, 13th / 14th century. Creator: Unknown
Dragon-Shaped Architectural Ornament, 13th/14th century

Background imageOrnament Collection: Victorian scraps (chromolitho)

Victorian scraps (chromolitho)
3656428 Victorian scraps (chromolitho) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Victorian scraps)

Background imageOrnament Collection: Turkey. Istanbul. Mausoleum of Roxela

Turkey. Istanbul. Mausoleum of Roxela. 16th century. Wife of Suleyman I. Tiling. Detail

Background imageOrnament Collection: Europe, Czech Republic, Cent. Bohemia, Prague (Praha) Nove Mesto: U Fleku Beer Hall

Europe, Czech Republic, Cent. Bohemia, Prague (Praha) Nove Mesto: U Fleku Beer Hall
Europe, Czech Republic, Cent. Bohemia, Prague (Praha), Nove Mesto: U Fleku Beer Hall, sign detail

Background imageOrnament Collection: Terracotta figures, Lalji Temple, Kalna, West Bengal, India

Terracotta figures, Lalji Temple, Kalna, West Bengal, India
Detail of terracotta figures on the Lalji Temple in Kalna, known as the Temple City, in West Bengal, India. The temple was built in the mid-18th century

Background imageOrnament Collection: Dinner Party at a Mandarins House, from China in a Series of Views

Dinner Party at a Mandarins House, from China in a Series of Views
STC89203 Dinner Party at a Mandarins House, from China in a Series of Views by George Newenham Wright (c.1790-1877) engraved by G

Background imageOrnament Collection: Strasbourg Astron. Clock

Strasbourg Astron. Clock
The Astronomical Clock in the Cathedral at Strasbourg built in 1842 by J B Schwilgue in the form of earlier medieval astronomical clocks. The phases of the moon are shown

Background imageOrnament Collection: Cyclamen persicum plant as motif in designs

Cyclamen persicum plant as motif in designs for tapestry, fabric and wallpaper.. Lithograph by Anna Martin with pochoir (stencil)

Background imageOrnament Collection: North America, USA, Georgia; Hood ornament on rusted car at Old Car City

North America, USA, Georgia; Hood ornament on rusted car at Old Car City
North America, USA, Georgia, Hood ornament on rusted car at Old Car City

Background imageOrnament Collection: North Africa, Morocco, Fes, Medina, display of Hamzas, or Hands of Fatima

North Africa, Morocco, Fes, Medina, display of Hamzas, or Hands of Fatima

Background imageOrnament Collection: Little girl decorating Christmas tree

Little girl decorating Christmas tree



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"Ornament: A Kaleidoscope of Beauty and Culture" From the intricate carvings on The Oak to the shimmering Gold Lunulae and Axehead, early Bronze Age artifacts from St Merryn, Cornwall, ornaments have always held a special place in human history. In Paris, France, the Champs-Elysees boasts The Paiva Mansion adorned with exquisite ornamentation that captivates passersby. Meanwhile, at New York City's Harkness Theatre, a mesmerizing mural by Enrique Senis-Oliver pays homage to Terpsichore, the goddess of dance. Traveling back in time to ancient civilizations, we encounter The Trundholm sun chariot - an ornamental masterpiece from the Early Bronze Age that still astounds us today. And who can forget the elegance of Prince Wales Feathers adorning regal attire? Moving forward in time brings us to 1913 when The Winter Egg was crafted using quartz, platinum, orthoclase and diamonds - a true testament to opulence and craftsmanship. Similarly impressive is Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd. 's medallion dating back to 1775-1780. Venturing eastward takes us to Baranagore in West Bengal where Char Bangla Temple stands as a magnificent example of ornate architecture steeped in Indian tradition. On another note entirely is Rolls Royce's advertisement showcasing luxury cars as modern-day ornaments. Delving into Russian culture reveals Matryoschka dolls - charming wooden figurines nested within one another like delicate ornaments waiting to be discovered. Lastly but certainly not least is Krishna painted on glass; an artistic expression of devotion that adds beauty wherever it resides. Whether it be through ancient relics or contemporary creations, ornamentation continues to enchant our senses while reflecting diverse cultures across time and space.