N° 16, Queen Anne's Gate, London looks over St James’ Park; is a stone’s throw from Westminster and Buckingham Palace. Originally it was 6 Park Street, until 1874. From the outside, a plain 4 storey (plus attic and basement) Georgian terrace dating from 1775. In the inside… a perfect Georgian recreated home. Here the Adam Mantle piece, first floor or piano nobile, the dining room.
Create a dramatic backdrop to candlelit dinners with this dark floral wallpaper. Sumptuous tones of deep purple and pink combine to give a strikingly beautiful design. Perfect for dining and living room spaces.
Rare edition of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam from a presentation of special bindings at the Princeton University Library. The peacock design contains real jewels. In addition to these displays of lavish blocking there are some remarkable examples of edge decoration. Book binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe Omar Khayyam. Third edition. Published: London: Bernard Quaritch, 1872.
This is one of the world’s oldest surviving kimonos: 16th century, Japan. Kosode (Short-Sleeved Kimono) with Alternating Blocks of Flowers and Plants in Embroidery and Gold Leaf. Kyoto National Museum, Japan