(decoratively) in a decorative manner; "used decoratively at Christmas"
(decorativeness) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
Serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental
Relating to decoration
cosmetic: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"
old-timer: an elderly man
shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"
A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age
Cover (an object) with plates of metal for decoration, protection, or strength
(plate) a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
Serve or arrange (food) on a plate or plates before a meal
(plate) coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver"
Cover (a metal object) with a thin coating or film of a different metal
home plate: (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score; "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
Beautiful examples of decorative plates have been made by almost every porcelain company in the world in a variety of subjects in all price ranges. This book features hundreds of these beautiful plates, from the top-of-the-line portrait plates showing painters artistic skills to the more common subjects like landscapes, animals, birds, flowers, and fruit. Transfer print decorated items as well as fine quality hand-painted decorations are showcased in over 1,000 color photographs. Historical background on early ceramic art, the development of tableware, and plates for display are included, and the differences between chargers, service plates, game and fish sets, oyster plates, and commemorative plates are discussed. Organized by country or geographic area, the book covers both American and foreign items. Deldare art pottery, Pickard china, French, German, and Oriental plates, marks, and the popular hobby of American china painting - it's all in Decorative Plates. 2008 values.
Decorative clip-art Victorian border, antique green
The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times (1860)
This is a version of the red border from Page 27 coloured green. There are also a brown and a black and white version. To make your own coloured version of this old page border, see the notes for the [...]
Keywords: colour, borders, decorative elements
Decorative brass kick plate for the pedals on our antique upright Grand Piano.
antique decorative plates
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