• "This frame has a flat sight edge with a foliate motif and a half round profile above. The sanded cove rises to an overhanging, slightly convex top edge set with twigs and extended leaves and flowers. Side coves with a chain design at the back edge. Original gilding." Missing composition ornament, requires cleaning
  • This frame has a steep cove with a stencil patterned texture and leaves in the corners. The reeded top edge with crossed straps at the corners and centers sits above two ogee shaped bands on either side. Side coves with a delicate leaf motif on the back edge. Original gilding. Missing liner Original gilding, gesso losses, minor applied ornament loss, missing liner
  • This frame has a narrow inside edge with flutes and shield shapes at the corners on an ogee profile. The top edge has an overlapping "coin" motif between two narrow bands. A broad cove at the sides with elongated beads entwined in strapping at the back edge. Original gilding. Missing liner.. Original gold leaf, gesso losses, applied ornament losses Sight size: 24 3/8 x 28 3/8 Rabbet size: 24 3/8 x 28 3/8 Moulding width: 3 3/8
  • "This frame has a gilded, stenciled, cove liner with a perpendicular spacing that resembles flutes. The outer frame has a raised sight edge then a cove rising to the top edge with a carved branch motif. Cove sides with a narrow plain back edge. Original finishes." Good Sight size: 9 1/2 x 11 1/2
    Rabbet size: 10 1/8 x 12
    Moulding width: 2 3/4
  • This frame has a flat sight edge with a small leaf design rising in a stenciled spotted cove with flat discs with raised center buttons at intervals around. The top edge has three large reeds with high relief leaves and flowers draped over. Cove sides with a narrow flower and bands motif at the back edge. Original gilding Applied ornament losses, gesso losses Sight size: 24 1/2 x 29 3/8
    Rabbet size: 25 3/4 x 30 5/8
    Moulding width: 5
  • This frame has a cove at the sight edge rising in two steps to a flat frieze. A cove and flat outer portion with three wide flutes and a flat outer edge. Original gilding. Rubbed gilding
  • This frame has a narrow stepped sight edge with a flat fillet that crosses at the corners. The flat frieze has delicate S-scroll, leaf and anthemion motifs with a laurel wreath at the corners and round medallions at the centers. A narrow cove rises above to a flat top edge. The hollow sides undercut the top edge. Original gilding. Original gilding, Sight size: 24 3/16 x 29
    Rabbet size: 24 3/4 x 29 3/8
    Moulding width: 2 1/2
  • This frame has foliate sight edge and sanded panel below the broad ogee profile covered with low relief C-scrolls, leaves and flowers on a cross hatched background. The extended corners have curling leaves on a wide cross hatched background with fanned feathers. The centers are similar but on a smaller scale. Cove sides with a dentil design on the back edge. Original gilding. Original gilding, ornament losses Sight size: 35 1/2 x 47 1/2
    Rabbet size: 37 x 49
    Moulding width: 5 3/4
  • This frame has a liner with a series of steps , a narrow leaf motif, and sanded panel all surrounded by a row of beads. The ogee profile above has elongated crossed straps with arched tops and floral centers. The top edge has laurel leaves and berries between straps at the corners. Cove sides with a row of beads at the back edge. Original gold leaf under a later gold metal leaf layer. Minor applied ornament losses. Gold leaf/GML
  • This frame has two flat liners with a narrow row of beads below a narrow raised band. The broad cove has a stippled texture rising up to a carved ribbon and stick motif below a carved curling ribbon interspaced with small balls at the top edge. Cove sides with a stylized carved ribbon band at the back edge. Original gilding obscured by gold paint. Gold paint, loose gesso, carved ornament losses.
  • This frame has a cove sight edge topped with a carved curling ribbon motif. The sloped frieze has a punched textured background set with carved leaves, C-scrolls and tendrils in the corners. The inward curving gadrooned top edge has small leaves at the corners. Side coves with a plain back edge. Original gilding. Rubbed gold, minor losses to carved ornament, two missing sight edge moldings
  • 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
June 2023
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