Ornate porcelain egg-shape boxes have long been collectible
accents. Here, in a natural, exotic spin on the design, an ostrich egg is traced with sterling silver, set within a silver-plated frame, and displayed atop a polished granite base.
Lacquered burlwood box with plate. Julia Winston Adams
has been a curator, designer, collector, and teacher of the decorative arts for a half-century. She has curated three 19th-century houses, has taught 18th-century decorative arts at UCLA, and was an enthusiast ...