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An unusual and possibly rare Neo-Rococo panel on curved mahogany base. Lightly restored. Carton pierre, Lincrusta, papier mâché and Thetford Pulpware are part of a family of wall finishes, carvings, mouldings and embossed effects that emerged in the 18th Century and continued throughout the Victorian era, of which Anaglypta became widespread as richly-ornamented, deep-coloured wall reliefs. This museum piece demonstrates how effective and textural such mouldings were. What looks convincing as a carved rococo panel is in fact a pressed moulding in sectional form (look at joint in photograph). Ironically this piece, having survived the vagaries of amateur paint stripping, is potentially rarer than a carving of the same subject matter and period.
  • Period: Victorian or earlier
    • Price: £150.00
    • €175 Euro
    • $206 US Dollar
  • Location: Somerset
    • Dimensions: H: 14cm (5.51in)
    • W: 20cm (7.87in)
    • D: 1cm (0.39in)