Large Corkwork with Romantic View of Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight
This hand-crafted cork work shows a romantic scene of Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight
in a charming diorama.
The castle is perched atop a mountain complete with a long protective wall and an open gate.
The artist’s intricate cutting and piercing of the cork showcase their exceptional craftsmanship.
The maple frame with the inner border of parcel gilt is original to the 19th century.
This cork work is a testament to the enduring appeal of stone castles, dating back to the 11th century.
Dimensions: The frame measures 21.75″ wide x 17.75″ height x 2″ deep
Condition: Very Good with slight wear consistent with age and use