The first Europeans to see an ostrich egg surely stopped in their tracks. The size, the texture, the weight! Instantly it was a Kunstkammer hit, added to exotic shells and spiral narwhale teeth, skulls and feathers. Worth their weight in gold in the 17th C., famous sculptors were commissioned to mount them on baroque stands embellished with rubies and diamonds. Whalers later learned to engrave and carve them. Never having lost the magic of their fluid beauty, they now fit perfectly in our Cabinet of Curiosities. Hand turned mahogany stands, polished to perfection, mounted with a matching finial. The art of skilled woodturning combined with the timeless beauty of a miracle of nature.
"The Sailboat" A handmade work of art. Dream of the days spent with the breeze and sounds of water against the wooden hull. Wood and canvas in great detail.
AM115 Marble Vase We are offering the ethereal beauty of hand blown glass vases filled with delicate objects. Porcelain carpet balls that were used in Victorian times to play indoor...
AR016 Obelisk Small, Honey Iconic designer’s classic, wooden obelisks fit everywhere. M. 2.4 x 2.4 x 11.8''