Sledge with Mythological frieze

  • December 23, 2017
  • Blender 2.7x
  • Render: Blender Internal
  • Creator: geoffreymarchal
  • License: CC-BY-NC
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Sledge with Mythological frieze, Second half of the 18th century, Liege (Belgium), wood, sheet, metal. Musee du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap from AutoDesk.

The crate, semi-circular at the back, marries, at the front, the shape of a shell painted in silver gray. The enveloping back is lined with blue fabric. The seat cushion conceals a storage compartment. The outside of the box is painted in imitation of a reddish-brown and beige marble, bordered by a frieze where mythological creatures of light shade contrast against the dark background. The molded skates describe a pretty S movement and present, at their junction, a carved openwork floral pattern. The ornamental repertoire of this sled, combining elements Louis XV and Louis XVI, encourages to locate it in the second half of the eighteenth century.

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  • CaptainRex profile picture

    WOW thanks for sharing! Really awesome!

    Written December 29, 2017
  • Benxyz profile picture

    What a great work !!! Looks fabulous. Bravo !

    Written December 09, 2018