This beautiful small oval picture frame, created in the late 1900s during the Art Nouveau movement (pre-Art Deco), is a pyrographic work of art at its simplistic best.
Antiques, Period Picture Frames

Picture Frame – Pyrographic Oval Art Nouveau

This beautiful small oval picture frame, created in the late 1900s during the Art Nouveau movement (pre-Art Deco), is a pyrographic work of art at its simplistic best. Historically known as pokerwork, wood burning, fire painting, fire drawing, and even fire needle embroidery, pyrography is simply the art of writing/drawing with heat. The term “pyrography” […]

Handbag - Victorian Flared Gold-Tone
Curios

Handbag – Victorian Flared Gold-Tone

This late 19th-century Victorian handbag is knitted in monochromatic gold-tone threads and crystal beads with a triple looped beaded fringe. What is interesting about the beading is that it starts as thin lines widening as it descends into a swag design. Just as fascinating, the knitted and crystal panels are joined along one another’s side. Most often […]