Posts tagged “Mother Of Pearl”

MAY
31
2016

Victorian Renaissance Revival style Chair

By mwilcox

Victwo

This is a pair of Victorian Renaissance Revival style chairs, Circa 1870-80. The Renaissance Revival style is often considered a reaction to the Rococo Revival, even though it was in use as early as 1850. It is characterized by an eclectic use of...

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MAR
30
2016

Paper Mache Table

By mwilcox

Papermachetable

Paper mache was a popular construction material in the Victorian era. By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, there were at least 25 companies producing papier mache items.The most common pieces were smaller pieces such as trays,...

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JUL
13
2014

Victorian Paper Mache Letter Box

By mwilcox

Papermachebox

Paper mache was a popular construction material in the Victorian era. By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, there were at least 25 companies producing papier mache items. The most common were smaller pieces such as trays,...

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JUN
18
2014

Tussie Mussie-Posy Holders

By mwilcox

Silvertussie

This odd looking item is a “Tussie Mussie” or "Posy Holder." The term Tussie-Mussie dates back to the 1400s, the name "tussle" coming from an old English word for a nosegay. Most we see today are Victorian examples, an era when these small...

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