Our collection of
domestically produced corbels include a wealth of design options
suitable for a variety of uses. However our imported corbels are
an elegant option that is worth considering for any new construction
project or any remodeling job. These important traditional examples
of architectural trim are manufactured from solid hardwood including
cherry, linden wood and maple. The workmanship matches the quality
of the material.
Our imported corbels reflect the workmanship of talented craftsmen.
The detailing of each decorative carving is executed with precision
and clarity. The depth of the decorative motifs in each of the
imported corbel choices makes the carving an essential element
of the design rather than just a decorative overlay. The themes
chosen for the carving elements are taken from classic designs
and realigned to incorporate contemporary functionality with traditional
These imported corbels are designed to be load bearing as well
as decorative. They can be used to support shelves, counters and
even fireplace mantles. Their original purpose was functional and
with our corbels, function remains important today. Included in
the carving details are traditional forms such as acanthus leaves
and grape bunches. These representations go back to the decorative
carving found on ancient Greek columns and other components of
their public buildings, including cornices and corbels.
Some of our imported corbels mount flush with the wall from bottom
to top. Others have a gap between the two, arcing out and up from
the bottom in a carved design and then returning to the wall’s
surface at the top. More design options for our imported corbels
include carved scrolls anchoring the corbel’s base with floral
arrangements carved near the top. There is a design with a scroll
at both top and bottom and a rosette on the corbel’s facing.
Other more elaborate features include a cherub carved into the
face of the corbel and a sunflower mounted at the corbel’s
center surrounded by leaves and bordered by a row of rosettes.
The range of carving options in these imported corbels is remarkable.
The modern incorporation of classic carved architectural images
into our corbel collection will provide a design to suit every