Marquetry Pictures

Late 19th Century

Straw marquetry

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Straw working has always been a regional craft with its roots in the countryside, since practitioners originally needed to be close to the raw materials and a market for the goods. Named an endangered craft by the Heritage Crafts Association, there are fewer than five professional practitioners of the art form.

  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • Intricate pictures depicting the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich and a medieval Welsh castle.
  • Framed and glazed under glass.
Frame Height: 23 inches / 58.42 cm
Frame Width: 33 inches / 83.82 cm
Frame Depth: 1.5 inches / 3.81 cm
Sight Height: 18 inches / 45.72 cm
Sight Width: 28 inches / 71.12 cm
Condition Report
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Areas of loss and slight warping to the top of the castle picture.

Small scuffs and nicks to frames.

Artworks not examined outside of frames.

Art Period
19th Century
Folk Art


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