This jewelry box is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style in bronze, gilt and silver. At the top of the box are two cupids bearing the royal crown which is surmounted by the British Lion. The box is designed with medallions of the royal coat of arms, surrounded by wreaths of laurel. The angles of the box are figures of caryatides which are sculpted female figures serving as pillars or supports.

Jewelry Box

This jewelry box is designed in a Cinquecento (Italian 16th century) style in bronze, gilt and silver.…

The Laural branches design was used on Greek vases and in conventional painting.

Laurel Branches

The Laural branches design was used on Greek vases and in conventional painting.

The Laural branches design was used on Greek vases and in conventional painting.

Laurel Branches

The Laural branches design was used on Greek vases and in conventional painting.

"An evergreen of the laurel family, having glossy leaves and bearing clusters of yellowish flowers, which are succeeded by branches of fruit resembling black currants." -Lupton

Camphor Tree

"An evergreen of the laurel family, having glossy leaves and bearing clusters of yellowish flowers,…

The laurel fret band is a pattern that has laurel leaves and berries running through it.

Laurel Fret Band

The laurel fret band is a pattern that has laurel leaves and berries running through it.

Flower of Laurel-Magnolia, (Gray, 1858).

Laurel

Flower of Laurel-Magnolia, (Gray, 1858).

The Laurel cone of fruit, the seeds hanging as they drop, (Gray, 1858).

Laurel

The Laurel cone of fruit, the seeds hanging as they drop, (Gray, 1858).

A genus of plants ranging in size from a shrub to trees sixty feet in height. They are natives of southern Eurasia and northern Africa, but have been acelimated extensively in different countries.

Laurel

A genus of plants ranging in size from a shrub to trees sixty feet in height. They are natives of southern…

An illustration of a broad leaf laurel.

Broad leaf laurel

An illustration of a broad leaf laurel.

Tree bearing fragrant filled leaves, and green cherry like fruit.

California Laurel

Tree bearing fragrant filled leaves, and green cherry like fruit.

The common name of laurus nobilis is common laurel or sweet bay tree. The flowers are yellow and inconspicuous. The berries are a very dark purple and become ripe in October.

Fruiting Twig, Inflorescence, and Fruits of Laurus Nobilis

The common name of laurus nobilis is common laurel or sweet bay tree. The flowers are yellow and inconspicuous.…

"Nike, or Victory." —Bulfinch, 1897

Nike

"Nike, or Victory." —Bulfinch, 1897

The Laural is an Evergreen that blossoms a yellowish white and its fruit ball is egg shaped in a blue black color.

Laurel Ornament

The Laural is an Evergreen that blossoms a yellowish white and its fruit ball is egg shaped in a blue…

This tree is known for having brittle wood and pleasantly smelling leaves.

Sassafras Tree

This tree is known for having brittle wood and pleasantly smelling leaves.

Stamen of Laurel, magnified, (Gray, 1858).

Laurel Stamen

Stamen of Laurel, magnified, (Gray, 1858).

Sweet bay is the common name of laurus nobilis. The leaves are stiff, dull green, and alternate. The tree sometimes obtains a height of forty to sixty feet. Pictured are trees in tubs.

Sweet Bay

Sweet bay is the common name of laurus nobilis. The leaves are stiff, dull green, and alternate. The…

The antique enrichment torus moulding is a rod that is covered with foliage of laurel and oak.

Antique Enrichment Torus Moulding

The antique enrichment torus moulding is a rod that is covered with foliage of laurel and oak.

The antique enrichment torus moulding is a rod that is covered with foliage of laurel and oak.

Antique Enrichment Torus Moulding

The antique enrichment torus moulding is a rod that is covered with foliage of laurel and oak.

The laurel undulate band is a wavelike design of laurel leaves and berries.

Laurel Border Undulate Band

The laurel undulate band is a wavelike design of laurel leaves and berries.