Offered is a vintage framed and matted scherenschnitte paper cutting. The design features two symmetrical fish in red. This piece has a strong Asian feel. The background and mat are ivory with red trim. The frame is antiqued gold paint over red painted wood. Some of the gold paint has worn on the top right hand corner (see third photo). It might be interesting to remove some more of the gold paint to create a two-toned effect, but I will leave that to you. The back has a label stating: "Dundle Dabble Shop - Gifts - Custom Framing - Crafts & Art Classes - Milford, Ohio" Very striking!
Taken from Wikipedia:
Scherenschnitte (German pronunciation: [ˈʃeːʁənˌʃnɪtə]), which means "scissor cuts" in German, is the art of papercutting design. The art work often has symmetry within the design, and common forms include silhouettes, valentines, and love letters. The art tradition was founded in Switzerland and Germany in the 16th century, and was brought to Colonial America in the 18th century by immigrants who settled primarily in Pennsylvania.
Size: 9" x 11"
I can combine shipping. Shipping estimates are on the high end to cover the western US. However, I do reimburse for shipping overages of $1.00 or more.
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I ship from one day to three days.
I am happy to combine shipping for multiple items ordered whenever possible. Because I have an account with the U.S. Post Office I am often able to ship your order via priority mail for about the same cost as parcel post and will do this whenever possible. (This way we get free insurance as well).
I am also happy to ship to foreign lands when orders do not exceed the weight limit for international shipments. Just provide address and I will provide you with a quote.
Many of my items are vintage and may vary in condition. This is often what brings the charm that many of us adore in an object. Please refer to my photos for condition. You may return the item, but request buyer pay the postage.