It is a double hemisphere map with strapwork
in the four corners.
Although the original black paint has been removed from its paneled walls, it remains a dark, languid, oppressively opulent room, illuminated by elaborate gold strapwork
that glitters in the gloom.
Superbly painted by Ignaz Preissler of Breslau, one of the most famous decorating workshops of that era, it is adorned with two fields of Chinese figures surrounded by foliage, strapwork
, flower baskets, birds and insects in addition to wonderful detail of the dragon, lizard and lion.
7) Its massiveness is surprising in comparison with other known pieces, as is its mount, decorated with broad, curling strapwork
, commonly used by nineteenth-century designers and typical of the ornamental vocabulary of the renaissance.
Peter Fuhring discusses grotesques, terms, moresques, strapwork
, and other essentials of ornament at Fontainebleau and beyond in "French Ornament Prints.
4) All feature finely engraved Boheme baroque armorials, gadroons, Berain-esque strapwork
, birds perching on flowers, and acanthus sprouting from hollow cut lenses, or 'scoops', known in German as Kugel.
Decorative pages painted on vellum used colours in green and brown in a strapwork
design reflecting (for the monks) colours of God's earth which surrounded them daily.
Between the plaques the dish is covered with finely cast strapwork
, birds, masks, serpents, fruit, flowers and winged horses.
The parlour cloths are copied from the 1570s strapwork
pattern wallpainting in the Golden Cross Inn, Oxford.
you see on gateways and stone overmantles in great English houses is seen here carved on this tomb in elegant armorial cartouches not English, of course, but copied from the Vigilate prints engraved by Benedetto Battini in Antwerp in 1553.
The elastic bands are crafted by local seamstress Montana Baggett, using elastic supplied by Eugene-based Strapworks
Killer-Q Guitar and Instrument Straps in Eugene, a division of Strapworks
, recently was named "Best in Show" in the Accessories category at the National Association of Music Merchants.