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The Grammar of Ornament (500 pc Puzzle)

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Pompeian ornament by Owen Jones (British, 1809–1874)
From The Grammar of Ornament

Published with the Royal Institute of British Architects

Gathered here in one image is a wealth of Pompeian mosaic pavement designs. Of this Greek-inspired ornamentation, architect and design theorist Owen Jones remarked that the “neutral character of the colours enables them to be so violently juxtaposed without discord.”

Puzzle size: 18 x 27 in.