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Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections. (1867)

Owen Jones, Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington museum and other collections, Publisher London : S.

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[Owen Jones: The Grammar of Ornament Tessellation related Photo plates from Owen Jones' 1853 classic book, "The Grammar of Ornament".

Image Plate from Owen Jones' 1853 classic, "The Grammar of Ornament". by EricGjerde, via Flickr

Image Plate from Owen Jones' 1853 classic, "The Grammar of Ornament". The Grammar of Ornament - great book with lots of patterns/colours. Also worth looking into religious patterns - lots of colour inspiration.

Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. Examples of Chinese ornament

Jones, Owen, / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections.

Traditional Chinese Pattern

Jones, Owen, / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections.

EXAMPLES OF CHINESE ORNAMENT (1867) A selection from the 100 plates featured in the book Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington museum and other collections (1867) by Owen Jones. From the Preface:

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,.

Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections. (1867)

Jones, Owen, / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections.

Traditional Chinese Pattern

Decorative Arts: Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections.

_177, 1/31/05, 2:16 PM, 16C, 3062x4192 (568+411), 62%, Default Settin,  1/40 s, R74.2, G58.2, B73.3

Moresque / geometric patterns / traditional motives / Image Plate from Owen Jones' 1853 classic, "The Grammar of Ornament"

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Jones, Owen, / Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections.

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