Symbolism

China: Through the LookIng Glass – A Cultural Conversation

China: Through the LookIng Glass – A Cultural Conversation

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China Through the Looking Glass is a cultural conversation taking place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York in collaboration with The Costume Institute

Lady-&-Unicorn-Desire

The Lady and The Unicorn and ‘Millefleurs’ Style Tapestries

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The Lady and the Unicorn medieval ‘Millefleurs’ Style Tapestries represent the important human senses; sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch as well as desire!

Antique Tea Caddy @ Sydney for Charm Collectors & Box Buffs

Antique Tea Caddy @ Sydney for Charm Collectors & Box Buffs

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When I was in Sydney recently for the antique fair I also visited the Redfern Municipal Electric Light Station a smart Sydney establishment where Martyn Cook Antiques displays an amazing selection of the rare and wonderful for collectors and connoisseurs to consider. It was an unusual box, known as a tea caddy that caught my eye.