A reproduction of Klimt “beloved masterpiece The Kiss, 1907, is featured on the surface of this book box.
The powerful bond between man and woman is eloquently illustrated by the renowned 20th-century artist Gustav Klimt. His paintings are large allegorical canvases which combine linear construction and rich colors often illustrating a world of beautiful women and nudes against a bejeweled background. Now in the Osterreichische Galerie, Wien. The ornamental facade seems to hide a pure almost esoteric feeling of felicity, portrayed in a classical manner, nestling in a bed of flowers. In accordance with the Jugendstil tradition, these lovers appear to be detached from the world. An impression that is reinforced by the application of shades of gold and gold leaf.
This book box is empty inside and have secret magnetic latch to hold it firmly closed. The exteriors are wrapped in a synthetic based leather and felt-lined inside to protect your treasures. When you hold one of these books boxes in your hands, your mind is automatically transported in time to the workshops of alchemists, dusty bookshelves of old monasteries, chambers of old castles, and libraries of Victorian England. These books boxes look great on library shelves (gorgeous spines), a living room coffee table, or as a general accent anywhere in your home.
– Large: 10.5″ X 8″ X 2.75”