1/24th kit gothic style sofa, half scale
1/24th kit gothic style sofa.
Size: 9.8cms long from the top tip to tip x 3.9 cms deep x 5.3 cms high from top tip to longest part/leg.
Flat packed, in kit form and ready for construction in colours of your own choosing. Fabric not included.
This is an advanced kit for an experienced dolls house maker.
I combine postage, so please send me a message to discuss.
The Gothic furniture, when compared to the other European furniture styles, is covering the longest period. The Gothic period proper lasted from the 12th to the 15th century, while its characteristic ornaments survived side by side with the new influences up to the beginning of the 17th century. The Gothic furniture style even had its own Renaissance with the Gothic revival of the 19th century.
The furniture of the Gothic period, with its characteristic contour and ornaments, derived from the Gothic Art which originated in France at the beginning of the 12th century. In its early stages, the furniture was quite simple, than it evolved towards an architectural character. The decorations were done by painting and, later, mainly carving, with tracery as principal element.
The Gothic period furniture, similar to the Gothic architecture, had local particularities, one of them being the wood used for its construction. In England, Germany, and the Low Countries it was mainly oak, in France, chestnut, in Italy and Spain walnut.
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