My Fascinations

Design-love, Nature-worship, Animism, Mysticism, Arches, Archaeology, Gnosticism

japaneseaesthetics:

Two Gallinules and Lotus Leaves in Shallow Water in the Rain.  Woodblock print, 20th century, Japan, by artist Soseki. 
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of C. Adrian Rübel
, 1978.417

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japaneseaesthetics:

Two Gallinules and Lotus Leaves in Shallow Water in the Rain.  Woodblock print, 20th century, Japan, by artist Soseki. 

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of C. Adrian Rübel

, 1978.417

lich-tung:

aleyma:

Choker plaque with sycamore, made in Europe, c.1900 (source).



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lich-tung:

aleyma:

Choker plaque with sycamore, made in Europe, c.1900 (source).

design-is-fine:

Märta Måås-Fjetterström & Ann-Mari Forsberg, carpet Rödbroka, 1944. Sweden. Source

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design-is-fine:

Märta Måås-Fjetterström & Ann-Mari Forsberg, carpet Rödbroka, 1944. Sweden. Source

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(Source: elinka)

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prettyskeletons:

Russian combs carved from bone, 18th century.

(Source: hermitagemuseum.org)

virtual-artifacts:

Table Screen with Landscape Scene 
Period:Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:18th–19th century
Culture:China
Medium:Jade (nephrite)
Dimensions:H. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm); W. 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm); D. 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm)
Classification:Jade

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virtual-artifacts:

Table Screen with Landscape Scene

Period:Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Date:18th–19th century

Culture:China

Medium:Jade (nephrite)

Dimensions:H. 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm); W. 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm); D. 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm)

Classification:Jade

virtual-artifacts:

Brush Holder with Poet Li Bai, Two Brushes, and Ornament (Ruyi), Qing dynasty, China.

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virtual-artifacts:

Brush Holder with Poet Li Bai, Two Brushes, and Ornament (Ruyi), Qing dynasty, China.

handa:

もののけ姫, Mononoke-hime 1997 Look-out Layout

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handa:

もののけ姫, Mononoke-hime 1997
Look-out Layout

(Source: ghibli-collector)

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davidesky2:

by Nicholas Buer, via Boing Boing.

aleyma:

Hair ornament, made in India in the 17th century (source).

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aleyma:

Hair ornament, made in India in the 17th century (source).