RH's Hand-Carved Acanthus Roundel - Whitewash:A circa 1900 European architectural fragment from a frieze or coffered ceiling lent its swirled acanthus scrolls to our graceful ornament. Hand-carved from solid wood, it has an intricate openwork center.
"One of the greatest influences on Tolkien was the polymath William Morris. Tolkien wished to imitate Morris's prose and poetry romances, and his art often shows Morris's influence. (Illustration - Tolkien's tree of Amalion)"