Qingbai ware porcelain stem cup with lobed everted rim. The cup has a white body. There are four open-work panels in the cup are framed by relief work. Each of the panels has a different design, one is of two fish among waves, another is of an animal. Yuan dynasty.
The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors into a corner or side of a hunk of stone. Simmonds leaves the natural edges of the rocks juxtaposed with his small, finished spaces. He pays homage to sacred buildings like baroque basilicas and Ancient Roman Temples by depicting some of their defining features like domed-roofs and elaborate .