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.

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...

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.

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

A Short History of Decorative Hand Fans

illustration : répertoire de motifs égyptiens, "grammaire de l'ornement", Owen Jones, planche n°2, 1856

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