This is an overview of naturally decayed and patinated antique surfaces, that we found in the most worth telling places all over the world.
Scroll down to discover the beauty of decay in every surface and read about their origins.
OBJECT - NR. 08
This piece of plaster lost its bound to an old ceiling painting in Tuscany. The imprint shows the story of reed as a plaster base.
OBJECT - NR. 17
Reed Plaster Base
To bundle the reed it was tied with straw. Pretty time consuming but the most sustainable way of production. Found in Italy near Lombardi.
OBJECT - NR. 58
Board, Tar, Nails
In times before bitumen and modern paints was wood was protected from moisture moisture. The patination as well as arrangement of nails can be used as an inspiration of a wall composition serve.
OBJECT - NR. 124
This painting of Vladimirskaya is one of the most famous iconic paintings of Russian Orthodoxy. This replica was created by an artificial patina. The negative space invites to invites to dream.
OBJECT - NR. 67
This stucco was used as a decorative molding of a wall-ceiling connection in an old villa near Bologna in Italy. Not only the fragment but also the patina tells a story of a forgotten splendor.
OBJECT - NR. 13
Hidden under a thick layer of foliage hid this Italian book. Only fragments of the inscription can be read, obscured by the patina that has developed. A unique one of a kind.
OBJECT - NR. 88
The rust and patina on the surface tells more than just a story of aging. Found in an old steel mill near Piombino.
OBJECT - NR. 43
Laying on the floor this plaster piece tells the story of an old border design which used to cover the walls and ceilings of an Italian villa.