Purveyor of Bollocks to the Crowned Heads of Europe
Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Enter my tent and have a fig or two
This little cream jug was part of a larger service from the childhood house of H.I. in Sheffield. I last used it for mint sauce.
It was probably staring at the service as a kid which gave her the life-long love of the palm trees which have featured so heavily in her paintings over the years. She's very fond of Arabs too.
There used to be a whole genre of decoration and decor in the Arabian theme. There were Hollywood sheiks who had their wicked way with any woman they pleased, they were so dashing, exotic and romantic. Fry's used them to sell Turkish Delight.
Prior to 9/11, many women found the wealthy Osama bin Laden very attractive...