yama-bato:

Arts of the Book: Manuscripts, Folios, Bindings
Object nameBook Covers 
GeographyIran
PeriodSafavid, late 16th century CE 
DynastySafavid
Materials and techniqueLacquer with powdered gold and mother-of-pearl
http://www.akdn.org/museum/detail.asp?artifactid=1236
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/252623860323423211/
yama-bato:


Knot design, with the words ‘Academia Leonardi’ broken up in six positions in the design, and the word ‘Vici’ in the centre Engraving


Producer name
After: Leonardo da Vinci 
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japaneseaesthetics:

Beauties of Edo, Kyoto and Osaka
By Okumura Masanobu.
Edo Period, 18th century.  Japan
Important Cultural Property
TokyoNationalMuseum
lonequixote:

Cat Eating Bird ~  Pablo Picasso
east-x-east:

#Antique #Chinese #ArtDeco #rug #22093
http://www.rahmanan.com/inventory/show/22093/
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