This detail of a bannister is of a high quality in terms of both artistry and craftmanship. The artist or woodcarver incorporated the then fashionable lobate ornaments. The animated satyr carved from exclusive tropical wood seems to surf on the waves.
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|Material and technique||Horseflesh mahogany (also known as bolletrie)|
Stair gate > Staircase > Architectural elements > Living > Utensil
|Location||This object is in storage|
Depth 17 cm
Width 175 cm
Height 66.5 cm
|Accession number||Div. M 3 (KN&V)|
|Credits||Aankoop / Purchase: 1940|
|Department||Applied Arts & Design|
Hand Made - Long Live Craft (2013)
|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|
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