Daily life in and around Arona on Lake Maggiore, Italy
Friday, 17 October 2008
Art Nouveau at its best
A detail of the lid of a 30cm long and 15cm wide 1900 Art Nouveau glove case which was used by my grandmother. The case itself is in brass but is covered allover with this spectacular inlay of enamel in different colours. The inside is lined with dark mauve colour velvet.
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