Egyptian Revival Art
The Egyptian Goddess Isis - 1st century AD Photo © Joan Ann Lansberry Evolution of Egyptian Revival : The Roman rule of Egypt from 30 BC to 395 AD led to Roman decorations incorporating Egyptian motifs and an increased interest in the Egyptian culture. During the Italian Renaissance “Egyptomania” resurfaced again when ancient Roman artifacts reflecting an interest in Egyptian culture along with actual Egyptian artifacts were discovered and exhibited and elements of Egyptian art were used by…
Live Edge Repertoire
Live Edge is the new black in furniture. As old growth lumber are rarer and rarer, there is a growing appreciation for live edge wood slabs used in furniture design. The sinuous lines of live edges are hard to resist. They speak of fluidity in nature and grace in parallel grain lines that meander in…
Art Deco Modern Revival – 45 Park Lane Hotel
Art deco is perhaps the most glamorous and popular style of the twentieth century. And I would have to agree.
The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde 1860–1900
The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde 1860–1900 is the first major exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the British Aesthetic Movement, tracing the evolution of this movement from a small circle of progressive artists and poets, through the achievements of innovative painters and architects, to its broad impact on fashion and the middle-class home.
Items similar to Antique Italian Savonarola Parlor Set in Walnut c. 1890 on Etsy
PRICE REDUCED TO $50. People would have casket plaques on the caskets of loved ones and then take them off for a keepsake before burial. This one may or may not have been used as I have seen these with engravings before. The engraving would be between the arms of Jesus. Phrases like "Our Beloved" or "Rest in Peace" or the heart wrenching "Our Darling" would be engraved. Or some may have not had the cash for the engraving and therefore....none. This is a fairly heavy piece as most…