• "This frame has a flat liner with a twisted ribbon then a steep, flat bevel rising to a ribbon and stick motif. The high relief top has large leaves curling over a stick with flower buds between and large projecting acanthus leaves at the corners. A deep cove at the sides and a raised back edge with a lambs tongue motif. Original gilding. A similar frame is found on John Singer Sargent's painting ""La Carmencita"" 1890, Musée d'Orsay." Original gold, minor ornament loss Sight size: 19 1/16 x 23 1/4
    Rabbet size: 20 x 24 1/16
    Moulding width: 5 1/4
  • This frame has a sight edge with a cove and half round with a narrow flat top. From the flat frieze the profile rises up through a series of coves and half rounds to the convex top edge. The sides have a narrow cove and flat sides. Original finish. Good condition Sight size: 30 3/4 x 38 7/8
    Rabbet size: 32 1/2 x 40 1/2
    Moulding width: 6 1/2
  • This frame rises in tiers of ornament from a narrow flat sight edge, a row of beads, lamb's tongue, a flat fillet and acanthus leaves on a small cove. The top edge with a leaf and berry motif, and corner and center straps extends over the yellow ochre cove sides. The original gilding has been re-gilded in the late 19th C. Broken and missing sight edge, regilded(?) Sight size: 23 1/2 x 28 3/8
    Rabbet size: 24 9/16 x 29 3/16
    Moulding width: 4 3/8
  • This frame has a narrow flat sight edge, a row of beads and a cove rising to a wide laurel leaf and berry motif. The flat frieze has flowers, ferns and wheat below a small floral design. The broad convex top edge has an intricate leaf and tendril design. Cove sides with a leaf and berry design at the back edge. Original gilding. Excellent, two areas of edge loss Sight size: 24 1/4 x 29 3/16
    Rabbet size: 25 1/8 x 30 1/8
    Moulding width: 6
  • This frame has a broad frieze with a low relief Moorish design. The outer frame steps up to a flat top with a curving leaf and vine motif between two raised fillets. The sides have a narrow cove with a thin edge which undercut by a wider cove with a plain back edge. Original gilding. Missing interior liner. Applied ornament losses Sight size: 13 1/2 X 19 1/8
    Rabbet size: 13 1/2 x 19 1/8
    Moulding width: 4 1/4
  • This imposing frame has a flat sight edge with curling leaves and flowers rising in an ogee profile festooned with leaves and flowers. The extended corners and centers have scrolling leaves, medallions, C-scrolls and flowers. The top edge is flat with ornament extending over it. The sides are coves with a back edge adorned with extended leaf and medallion cartouches between C-scrolls with flutes between. Original gilding. The top crest is missing. Original gilding, minor gesso losses, ornament losses Sight size: 28 1/2 x 35 1/4
    Rabbet size: 29 1/2 x 36 1/2
    Moulding width: 6
  • This frame has a cove and flat at the sight edge rising in a broad cove to a step and flat top. The prominent corner ornament has leaves scrolling out from an acanthus center leaf. The yellow ocher sides drop back at a slight inward angle. Original gilding Gesso and applied ornament losses Sight size: 24 3/8 x 29 3/8
    Rabbet size: 25 1/2 x 30 1/2
    Moulding width: 5 1/4
  • This frame has a single row of small leaves at the sight edge. Large overlapping leaves rise up to the top edge and then fall back on an ogee profile. Large water gilded and burnished leaves at the corners and centers. Narrow flat sides. Excellent
  • This frame has a foliate sight edge with sanded frieze rising in an ogee profile with extended corner and center cartouches. The ogee portions between the cartouches have low relief scrolling leaves and flowers set on a cross hatched and textured background.The corner and center cartouches have scrolling leaves with C-scroll centers or shells on a wider cross hatching. Side coves with a dentil motif at the back edge. Original gilding with gray wash. Excellent
March 2023
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