Gilding and specialist painting from Demesne Decorative Longford

Painted Burl & Gilt Frame

Painted burl effect-inset surrounded with 23 ct genuine gold leaf. This burl wood effect was painted in several layers using a number of water colours all manipulated with sea sponge and blended together by badger hair brush. The gold leaf was applied using oil based mordant.

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Painted Burl & Gilded Frame
Painted Burl & Gilded Frame
Painted Burl & Gilded Frame