Notation: Note the carving in these panels is say 1/2" thick and the back is painted a deep blue which is very effective Notation right of right sketch: A splendid idea for effective carving is here used to these panels. Carving is -----tically perforated carved out of 1/2" stuff - then right back of it but not touching it is provided a ground which is painted blue the effect is remarkable
In pencil along lower r. edge: #86 Sketch #1 a lockplate inscribed: Iron Back is blacked the leaves / however are of a steel color which / produces a splendid effect./ the leaves are not only cut out but modelled very/ strangly producing splendid lights and shades ; also: A projects at least 3/4" and is thinned down towards the leaves; also: A Sketch #2 inscribed: this little hinge has/ stunning effect the little/ leaves at the edges are/ modelled the least bit Sketch #3 insribed below sketch: Door Handle of 15th century
Notation lower right: this House is most beautifully decorated in colors. Carving some on blue some on brown back ground and carving itself varies blue red and yellows being used and touched up at the same time with Gold and Silver. Effect is stunning. Panels above windows are noted: Panels are painted----in reds and yellows.
Sketch #1, chest with four panels noted: Panels are all alike; top center: Section about full size at A-B ; noted: Quarter Sawed white oak chest in Antwerp Sketch #2 noted: Column on corner of a Cabinet in Antwerp Sketch #3 noted: An old cupboard door in Antwerp Museum