A higher ambition: Owen Jones (1809–74) - Victoria and Albert Museum Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements', 1842. Museum no. 8115:5

A higher ambition: Owen Jones (1809–74) - Victoria and Albert Museum Owen Jones, 'Designs for mosaics and tessellated pavements', 1842. Museum no. 8115:5

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

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

From Greek chapter in The Grammar of Ornament, plate 57. Owen Jones. Lithograph. UK, 1856 (V: 49.G.53). From V Pattern Series II: Owen Jones published by V Publishing and Abrams Books.

From Greek chapter in The Grammar of Ornament, plate 57. Owen Jones. Lithograph. UK, 1856 (V: 49.G.53). From V Pattern Series II: Owen Jones published by V Publishing and Abrams Books.

oldbookillustrations:  From a very elegant painted china vase. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilatera...

oldbookillustrations: From a very elegant painted china vase. The red flowers are spread all over the vase, in as near as may be equilatera...

Pompeian ornament. From 'The Grammar of Ornament' (1910) by Owen Jones.

Pompeian ornament. From 'The Grammar of Ornament' (1910) by Owen Jones.

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

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

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.

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