Acanthus leaf carving on capital mouldings

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In the Naturtrend webshop, the capital mouldings with acanthus leaf carving are now available for fair prices. These ornaments VK-426 are offered in six different sizes. They may apply to build decorative wood panels for cabinets or repairing antique furniture for example. The surface of these decorative wooden mouldings are untreated, so they can be varnished, painted or glazed as desired.

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£ 3.20 tax incl.

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Material Exota light
Surface Without tratement

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You can buy wooden corbels UK and other decorative wooden mouldings for furniture in our shop, now online. The capital mouldings with acanthus leaf carving made of wood and now available for economical prices.
These antique style decorative wooden mouldings are offered in different sizes, carved and with an untreated surface. They can be lacquered, painted or glazed as desired.

Acanthus in Greek means the thorny. It is a plant with thistle-like leaves.
The capital mouldings with acanthus leaf carving are a great help to build decorative wood panels for cabinets or repairing antique furniture.

The Acanthus leaves on antique ornaments have been used as jewellery since ancient times, the forms of representation change in the style epochs. It is a characteristic element of Corinthian capitals in ancient Greece, but Carolingian art also knew it as a capital ornament, and in the Romanesque, it was an effective decoration. In the Gothic, it is replaced with native plants. It is an important vegetable motif in the 16th century. The Baroque took it up again, in the Régense it was often associated with handwork, during the Classical period people returned to ancient architecture, and so it experienced its rebirth.