From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.  Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. Various objects in blue-and-white china. The center composition and the borders at the top of the plate are very Persian in character and arrangement.

From a painted china bottle. We recognize here a mixed style; the flowing stem and treatment of the flower is after the Persian and Indian manner, whilst the form of the leaves is exactly that used in what we have called the fragmentary style.    From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.  Via archive.org.

From a painted china bottle. We recognize here a mixed style; the flowing stem and treatment of the flower is after the Persian and Indian manner, whilst the form of the leaves is exactly that used in what we have called the fragmentary style. From Examples of Chinese ornament, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. Via archive.org.

Owen Jones, The grammar of ornament, 1809-1874 (1910)    [Egyptian ornament. Plates 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11],   pp. PL. IV-PL. XI ff.

Owen Jones, The grammar of ornament, 1809-1874 (1910) [Egyptian ornament. Plates 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11], pp. PL. IV-PL. XI ff.

1897 - The art of William Morris, a record by Aymer Vallance ; with reproductions from designs and fabrics printed in the colours of the originals, examples of the type and ornaments used at the Kelmscott Press ... ; also a classified bibliography by Temple Scott

1897 - The art of William Morris, a record by Aymer Vallance ; with reproductions from designs and fabrics printed in the colours of the originals, examples of the type and ornaments used at the Kelmscott Press ... ; also a classified bibliography by Temple Scott

Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament. Originally published in 1856, this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books.

Owen Jones’s The Grammar of Ornament. Originally published in 1856, this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books.

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, by Owen Jones, London, 1867.    (Source: archive.org)

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, by Owen Jones, London, 1867. (Source: archive.org)

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