The ancients believed that the experience of Sacred Geometry was essential to the education of the soul. They knew that these patterns and codes were symbolic of our own inner realm and the subtle structure of awareness. To them the “sacred” had particular significance involving consciousness and the profound mystery of awareness… the ultimate sacred wonder. Sacred Geometry takes on another whole level of significance when grounded in the experience of self-awareness. / Sacred Geometry <3
Lot 138 TURQUOISE: A Chinese Export porcelain basin, Qianlong, of circular straight sided form, with wide upturned rim enamelled in the famille palette with dragons on a turquoise ground, the sides with Buddhistic symbols on a yellow ground, 33cm diameter, (broken and re-stuck, elements missing).
A famille rose turquoise-ground vase Daoguang seal mark and of the period Sold for £181,250 (US$ 240,770) The ovoid body raised on a short foot and intricately enamelled with four fully blossoming stylised lotus amid scrollwork each beneath a gilt Buddhist wan symbol, alternating with a bat suspending a canopied ruyi-head tassel amid double-seeded lotus scrolls, all between stiff lappets at the foot and a band of ruyi heads at the shoulder, the neck enamelled on each side with a bat above a
Mistletoe, The Golden Bough, rules 23rd December, the day of the year and a day. The Celtic lunar calendar reckoned the year in 13 months of 28 days ~ 364 days, so to complete the year an extra day was added giving the year and a day. The Druids believed that Mistletoe was too sacred to be given a name or symbol, but called it "Allheal" because of its powerful medicinal properties; it is now being tested as a possible cure for cancer. Druids cut the Mistletoe with a golden sickle, and caught…
Pineapple Fabric The pineapple is often considered a symbol of hospitality in the home. This fun contemporary linen cotton fabric features a hand block print effect pineapple design in gold and copper on a deep charcoal ground, for a moody raj-style room.
Lot 332 A rare large turquoise-ground iron-red 'dragon' tripod incense burner Qianlong seal mark in a horizontal line and of the period Sold for (US$ 225,739) inc. premium Incense burners such as this were designed as the imposing centrepiece of five-piece garnitures gracing the temples and altars of the Imperial household. With their origins dating as far back as the ritual bronzes of the archaic period... The confronted five-clawed dragons are a powerful symbol of unity in an Imperial