Pair Hand Crafted Corkwork Dioramas with Scenes of English Castles Circa 1840
This pair of mid-19th century English corkworks showcases the intricate cutting and piercing of the cork demonstrating the artist’s excellent craftsmanship.
Each diorama features a romantic scene of a castle perched atop a rocky promontory overlooking a river.
The cream-colored mats and the golden frames complement the soft colors of the cork.
One of the works boasts a lovely oval-shaped cork frame, adding to its allure.
This pair is a testament to the majesty of castles, with their origins dating back to Anglo-Saxon burhs in 9th-century Wessex.
Overall, these corkworks are an impressive display of hand crafted decorative art.
Dimensions: 14.25″ wide x 12.75″ height x 1.5″ deep
Condition: VERY GOOD. The painted frame is repainted