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scagliola скальола

scagliola скальола

06_Scagliola 148okNet.jpg (650×433)

06_Scagliola 148okNet.jpg (650×433)

W1 tables by Moss & Lam "The scagliola technique dates back to the 17th century, and involves combining plaster, pigment and glue to create a faux-marble surface. According to the studio the process was once considered "a poor man's alternative to precious stone", although over time has come to be valued more."

Moss & Lam uses "alchemic" technique for marbled W1 tables

Canadian design studio Moss Lam rediscovered a traditional craft process to create their collection of patterned side tables.

late 19thc french kingwood ormolu mounted circular occasional table with scagliola top - photo angle #4

late french kingwood ormolu mounted circular occasional table with scagliola top - photo angle

Marble reference

"Identifying Marble" - for anyone interested in painting faux marble. It contains over 160 different varieties of real marble, each with a full page color photos and accompanied by geographic and historic information, 303 pages.

scagliola bowl called, Bud Bowl

scagliola bowl called, Bud Bowl

An Italian polychrome decorated scagliola table top, on a faux walnut and parcel-gilt base probably second half 19th century

An Italian polychrome decorated scagliola table top, on a faux walnut and parcel-gilt base probably second half century

Plateau de table en scagliola, 1752 (collection Bianchi) /via jean jacques wolff

Plateau de table en scagliola, 1752 (collection Bianchi) /via jean jacques wolff

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