Sunday, May 7, 2017

Wordless Weekend: Mother-of-Pearl Flowers

  
 
 
  


It's the 8-sided table inlaid with mother-of-pearl flowers, 1650. I took these photos in the Rijksmuseum, Museum of the Netherlands, Amsterdam.  What an awesome work!

30 comments:

  1. Extremely beautiful and delicate!
    Thank you for sharing, dear Nadezda!
    Have a happy Sunday!

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    1. You're welcome, Sara!
      Happy new week!

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  2. What an absolutely beautiful table. The craftsmanship is truly amazing. We did not get to visit that museum on our visit so thank you. :-)

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    1. I did wanted to visit the Rijksmuseum, Judy because of the famous paintings by Rembrandt. I inadvertently found this beautiful table and was shocked watching such amazing work.

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  3. A beautiful work of art. What time and patience has gone into this! I like the tulip and yellow iris in particular.
    Thank you for sharing such lovely items you have seen on your travels.
    Hope you are having a great day!

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    1. You're welcome, Betty.
      This work is such delicate and well done. All shades of mother-of-pearl are perfectly seen.
      Have a nice week!

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  4. Dear Nadezda!
    Happy May 8, Victory Day!
    Have a nice Sunday!

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    1. Happy May 8 to you too, dear Lucja, thank you!

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  5. Beautiful table and wonderful flowers.
    I was at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
    Wonderful place.
    Greetings.

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    1. Yes, it is indeed, Lucja. Thank you!

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  6. This table is a real work of art. Is beautiful. Regards.

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    1. Yes indeed, Alistair. Thank you!

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  8. Exquisite craftsmanship. Incredibly beautiful flowers.

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  9. Interesting post! Thanks for sharing! 😘😘😘

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Carolina.

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  10. Boa tarde, lindas fotos da maravilhosa arte.
    AG

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  11. Hey! I am new at your blog (: I am following you now(;
    I hope you can visit mine and follow me back (; Have a good day!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by, Perdida.

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  12. Really lovely. Thanks for sharing!

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  13. How beautiful and magical! Thank you Nadezda.

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