Hand Crafted Cork Work Diorama with English Castle made Mid 19th Century
This mid 19th century cork work shows a romantic scene of an ancient castle in a charming diorama. The castle is perched atop a promontory overlooking a river, complete with forested terrain and a tiny sailboat for scale. The artist’s intricate cutting and piercing of the cork showcase their exceptional craftsmanship.
The cream-colored mat beautifully complements the soft colors of the cork.
The frame and mat are 20th century.
This cork work is a testament to the enduring appeal of English castles, dating back to the Norman invasion of 1066.
Dimensions: The oval corkwork measures 8.5″ x 6.5″
The frame measures 16″ wide x 14.75″ height x 1″ deep