Home decor by Gothic Revival designer William Burges . .. . or there’s not a drawing room in the land that a little gold and glitz won’t help . . .

Day nursery fireplace, Cardiff Castle, Wales. 1885-95.
Day nursery fireplace with the figure of Fame surrounded by painted tile murals of fairy and adventure stories. Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales. Photo credit: Jacqueline Banerjee. via http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/burges/10nursery.html.
"Sleeping  Beauty." Painted on the headboard of a bed designed by Burges by Henry Holiday. 1867.
“Sleeping Beauty.” Painted on the headboard of a bed designed by Burges by Henry Holiday. 1867. On display at The Higgins museum and gallery, Bedford. Cc license 1.0. via commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SleepingBeautyHoliday.JPG.
Decoration of an angel holding a shield (detail). Banqueting Hall, Cardiff Castle. 1880's
Angel holding a shield. Carved beam decoration (detail). Banqueting Hall, Cardiff Castle. 1885-1895. Photo credit: Banjeree and Robert Friedus. via http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/burges/10.html.
Cup. 1863-64. Silver and parcel-gilt set with applied ornament and enameled.
Cup. 1863-64. Silver and parcel-gilt set with applied ornament and enameled. Made by Charles Hart of Joseph Hart and Son to a Burges design. Museum #CIRC.858-1956. Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O95756/cup-burges-william-ara/
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