FOR SALE ☞ Vintage German Wax Impression 1644 Matthaus Merian Regenspurg Germany
DESCRIPTION ☞A very interesting German wax engraving depicting the stone bridges to Ragenspurg Germany. The original image was created in 1644 by the artist Matthaus Merian 1593-1650. While we can only speculate the age of this wax engraving, it does appear to show some age. Wax images have been made in Germany for hundreds of years. The wax depicted on this item is of a white, creamy background and has had the image pressed into the wax and colored black. This process was very popular at the turn of the last century. This wax engraving has had a string added to the back and is ready to be hung.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Approx: L 11 inch H 5.5 inch
CONDITION ☞ This wax engraving is in excellent condition. The wax has some patina from age, but has no scratches, cracks, dents or repairs. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings. Have a question about this item or want to see more photos? Send us a message & we’ll get back to you ASAP!
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