Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The Romance of the Rose



Perfection in wood inspired by the medieval epic, The Romance of the Rose. Note the gorgeous polychrome textile design on the figures' tunics! From the drawing room of the Tower House, London.

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  1. Wow. This is magnificent and medieval art at its best in my book! Anita

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  2. WOW. I'm a bit speechless. Perhaps we could instigate a takeover and make Tower House our own!

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  3. Anita. Isn't it though? Note to self - learn to carve:)

    Ro, I'm all for a non-hostile takeover!

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  4. Can we all just move in there?

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  5. Grace - it would make a good "summer house" wouldn't it?

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  6. Jno, maybe we can visit this on our way to Scotland:)

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  7. this is so beautiful , i love it!

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  8. Ruthie - I cannot even imagine how beautiful it is up close and personal.

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  9. Ok, let me know when the party starts at our new Summer House! I absolutely LOVE those old doors!! Thank you thank you thank you for this!
    Kirsten

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  10. Kirsten
    That would be nice to explore every day, wouldn't it?

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