Carved with figures strange and sweet,
All made out of the carver’s brain.
Samuel Coleridge—Christabel. Pt. I.
Portrait of Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, and Catherine Shorter, Lady Walpole by Eccardt, 1754
frame of black and gold carved by Grinling Gibbons, c.1680
(hanging in the Blue Bedchamber at Strawberry Hill)
image from here