Objects of beauty

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a green and gold vase sitting on top of a table
(#32) A Fabergé jewelled gold-mounted nephrite vase, workmaster: Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890
#Fabergé -- Jeweled, Gold-mounted Nephrite Vase -- Circa 1890 -- Workmaster: Mikhail Perkhin (St. Petersburg) The ovoid body on a gold stand w/ three ball & claw feet, the neo-classical cagework mount applied w/ ribbon tied laurel garlands set w/ six sapphires -- Via Sotheby's.
a green vase with a red, blue and gold necklace on it's side
A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT MOUNTED NEPHRITE BOWL , BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1900, SCRATCHED INVENTORY NUMBER 8790 | Christie's
A JEWELLED SILVER-GILT MOUNTED NEPHRITE BOWL BY FABERGÉ, CIRCA 1900, SCRATCHED…
several photographs of different shapes and sizes of objects in the same photo, each with their own image
Richard Sweeney: Pleated Paper Coolness
"The limitations of paper as a form offer a challenge, which through playful investigation results in tangible models...Hands on manipulation provides the best insight into the properties of a material, allowing its behaviors to be discovered and exploited for the generation of form." -Richard Sweeney
a drawing of a woman sitting next to a tree
Study for Figures Decoratives by Alphonse Mucha, 1905 http://artemisdreaming.tumblr.com/post/17414854204/study-for-figures-decoratives-1905-alphonse
a clay sculpture of a man's head with trees growing out of his face
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Sculpted Wood Elven Head - or is it a carving at all? Where did the Elves vanish to in the latter Ages of Arda? do you only see trees? d;-)
a gold statue with green jewels on it's head and wearing a tiara
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'Nature' by Alphonse Mucha, at the new 'Musée Fin-de-Siècle, Brussels, Belgium
a sculpture made out of white paper on top of a gray wall with a large flower in the center
HeeChan Kim
an abstract sculpture made out of wood with wavy lines
Shinpei Arima is the artist who works with Japanese Cedar.
a colorful vase is sitting on a black surface with clouds and mountains painted on it
Robert Coby
a basket filled with colorful painted eggs on top of a table
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Pysanka Ukrainian Easter eggs Pysanky