|"A Piece of Flowers," c. 1750|
E.M. Diemar, Germnay
The Victoria & Albert Museum
Relief tableaus in wax, in the Eighteenth Century, were a novel way of introducing a dramatic decorative touch into a room. This oval relief in colored wax, depicts a variety of flowers (in somewhat natural colors) including roses, lilies, tulips, convolvulus, a foxglove and a hyacinth.