Engravings of bunches of grapes

/Engravings of bunches of grapes

Engravings of bunches of grapes

This week I told you about the Castle of Leeuwergem where I discovered the company Lex Antiqua , that sells beautiful engravings.
To me, engravings are real pieces of art.
So I fell in love with these 4 engravings of bunches of grapes.
These are dated 1820 and hand-coloured bij English craftsmen.
Now I just have to find the right frames for them, and then I will hang them at home in our orangerie.

This picture I took yesterday. A bunch of grapes of my own grapevine.

The grapevine growing at the wall of our orangerie. Gorgeous isn’t it?
I am so proud of it!

By |2019-02-07T15:20:03+00:00September 23rd, 2009|Categories: Belgian Pearls|Tags: , |17 Comments


  1. Karena Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 2:43 PM - Reply

    Lovely indeed, sure you will find the perfect spot!

  2. Trouvais Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 2:58 PM - Reply

    Hi Grett…love your grapevine, I got my first few grapes this year! Delicious. Planted some on arches with roses, another up against the house. Beautiful metal doors (have been looking for a source in California.) And etchings..can't get over the beauty of their infinite detail. Love them. Trish

  3. Room Seventeen Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 3:31 PM - Reply

    Wat een mooie gravures, ik heb er zelf een paar met rozen, niet antiek maar wel erg mooi.
    Je orangerie is een plaatje! Wat een prachtige raampartij! Welke kleur luiken heb je op je huis Greet? Zijn ze grijs? Wij hebben (donker)groene luiken, ik zou ze graag eens een andere tint willen geven, maar weet nog niet welke.

  4. Pamela Terry and Edward Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 4:10 PM - Reply

    You have cause to be proud of that grapevine. It is glorious!

  5. French-Kissed Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 6:23 PM - Reply

    You have every reason to be proud of your gorgeous vine and its fruit. And the etchings are lovely. There is something so beautiful about grapes. They are simple yet speak the language of elegance, romance and abundance. I had to romove all of my vines a few years back when our precious little Pug was feasting on the grapes and they were making her sick. She is no longer with us, and I have started to let them grow back. Maybe next year the fruit will also return.

  6. Susan Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 7:58 PM - Reply

    I agree, your grapevine is gorgeous. I would love to see the interior pics of your orangerie… wish I had one 🙂

  7. Aimee Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:31 PM - Reply

    Everything is gorgeous! The engravings are beautiful…

    If you get a chance, stop by my Blog and say hi! I just put up a new post. Have a great day,

  8. Berta F Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:36 PM - Reply

    Hola Greet …. tu casa es preciosa ….. es "bellísima "…. ¡¡¡¡Muy bien las uvas … Estoy esperando para ver un su ….. orangerie Un abrazo Berta

  9. little augury Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 11:04 PM - Reply

    Both series are lovely.The engraving color enlarged is so true to the many subtleties of the fruit. The pale pink champagne cluster is beautiful.Yes, we must see them framed.GT

  10. Marnie Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 12:38 AM - Reply

    beautiful grapevines – prints and the real thing – the pictures remind me of a funny expression my father sometimes uses when someone offers him something to eat after a big meal – "no thank you" he says, "i just ate a grape"

  11. vicki archer Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:44 AM - Reply

    Greet, these are totally beautiful, xv.

  12. Fabulously french Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 12:27 PM - Reply

    Greet, they are gorgeous. I love grape vines but this may have something to do with the fact that they are everywhere in this part of France.

    Leeann x

  13. Julie@beingRUBY Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 12:35 PM - Reply

    HI Greet
    These are gorgeous.. I like the colours and the detail. They have a lovely old world charm which appeals to me. Love to see more of your Orangerie. x Julie

  14. Anci Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 1:42 PM - Reply

    I think that the engravings are very nice and I can understand your pride of your own grapewine.
    Have a lovely day !


  15. Beadboard UpCountry Friday, September 25, 2009 at 2:15 PM - Reply

    Your grapes are beautiful… I really enjoy your blog.Thanks. BTW do you have enough for any wine?????:)

  16. AnnaVallance Friday, September 25, 2009 at 2:29 PM - Reply

    Our grapevine did not do well this year – yours looks so good and the grapes look juicy.

  17. alice Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 2:50 AM - Reply

    Those engravings are beautiful. I too would be so proud IF I had a great grapevine. My wisteria when it blooms excites me with just 2 or 3 blooms.
    smiles, alice

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