This is a Silver Chalice award for my friend Lauren, who is moving out of barony. She's an art history major and this is her first scroll, so obviously I couldn't decide on a single type of illumination to go with for her. I knew she wouldn't be picky about periodicity, though, so I ended up combining everything I thought she'd like and making this scroll that makes all the C&I Laurels' eyes bleed. ^_^
It has elements from Greek black figure pottery, the Book of Kells, various bits of gothic illumination, an illuminated letter based off a 15th century Italian book page, and an out-of-SCA-period Japanese print from Hokusai's 36 Views of Mt. Fuji series.
There's a silver chalice in each different chunk of illumination, as well as a tardis, a dalek, and a violin that is supposed to allude to Sherlock. Tiny people watching a tiny tv playing Barbarella at our local scriptorium.
Lots of nonsense.