Decorative Victorian Finishes
Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era. Lancaster Painters Australia are masters of decorative Victorian finishes.
The Victorian Decorative Arts
Century old Victorian decorative arts finishes include faux marbling, wood graining, gilding, ornamental ceiling roses and cornices, motifs, designs, stencilling, leadlight, wallpapering, furniture finishes etc.
Featured below: Wood graining of the front door of “Highroyd House” – one of the four houses of the Johnston Street group in Annadale NSW.