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Composite Objects

» Bois Durci Relief
» Three Legged Dog Toasting Fork
» Hair Bracelet
» Musical Box with Orpheus Taming the Animals
» Side Table
» Neapolitan Cabinet

Welcome to the Composite zone!

The composite objects are all works of art that are made with more than one type of material. This may be because of a functional reason or it might be because the artist wanted to create a particular look. Have a look at our composite objects to see how different materials were used.

Have a look at:
WHERE– to discover where some of these materials came from.
TYPES – to find out why certain materials were used to make these objects.
PROCESSES – to see how water, blood and sawdust were used to create art.
CARE – to find out why it is difficult to look after these objects.