• This frame has a rounded sight edge with a broad shallow ogee profile adorned with curling leaves tendrils and C-scrolls surrounding small circular motifs. The large extended corners have curling leaves with a center medallion surrounded by entwined straps and C-scrolls. This frame style is sometimes referred to as a Cole frame after the American artist Thomas Cole who preferred this style on his paintings. Original gold leaf. The frame originally had a liner which is missing. Original gilding, missing applied ornament, missing liner
  • 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 flat sight edge with a foliate and flat band above. The cove has acanthus leaves with large shells a the corners. The top edge has a delicate leaf design between two flat bands. The sides have a gilded cove with a painted flat below. Original gilding. Excellent Sight size: 18 1/2 x 26 3/4
    Rabbet size: 19 3/8 x 27 5/8
    Moulding width: 4
  • This frame has a flat liner below a flat raised band rising in a plain cove to a plain rounded top edge. The corners of the cove and top edge are overlaid with floral and curling leaf motifs. The yellow ocher sides slope inward wit a cove and wider flat. Original gilding. Original gilding, cut down
  • 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 cove at the sight edge rising to a narrow twist motif at the top edge. The convex profile below has carved corners with a stylized curving leaf design and a plain back edge. Original gilding. Similar to Newcomb Macklin frames. Rubbed gilding on top edge Sight size: 17 1/4 x 21 5/16
    Rabbet size: 18 1/8 x 22 3/8
    Moulding width: 2
  • This frame has a plain sight edge with steps up to a cross hatched slightly convex profile with C-scrolls leaves and stylized fleur de lis. The extended corners and centers have curling leaves and C-scrolls with fleur de lis and shell centers. The rounded top edge has leaves curling over it at intervals. Side coves with a narrow band of leaves at the back edge. Original gold metal leaf and bronzed finish. Applied ornament losses
  • This frame has liner with a narrow cove and raised half round at the sight edge, and flat frieze. The outer frame has a narrow cove rising to a flattened, convex profile with a cove below and flat sides. Original gilded finish. Minor rubs and dents
  • This frame has a narrow cove and flat sight edge with a narrow flat band above. The frieze is a textured cove that rises to the flat top edge. A laurel leaf and berry motif with a cross strap at the corners and a squared flower at the centers set between narrow raised band. Side coves and flat back edge. Original Roman gilding. Gesso losses, bronze paint over gilding
  • This frame has a cove sight edge with a gently rounded outer portion consisting of a series of fine reeds. Side coves and flat outside edge. Brass leaf with bronze paint over. bronze paint over gilding, gesso losses
  • This frame has a flat liner and frieze between raised bands. The prominent rounded top has carved leaves at the corners and centers with large reeds between. Cove side with a plain back edge. Original gold metal leaf finish with a green umber glaze. Original gilding, greenish-grey glaze Sight size: 25 x 29 Rabbet size: 26 1/8 x 30 1/8 Moulding width: 4 1/2
  • "This frame has a narrow cove and flat at the sight edge. A deep cove undercuts the prominent convex reeded top profile. The sides have another deep cove undercutting the top reeds with flat sides below. Brown and yellow ochre painted finish." Fair Sight size: 19 3/8 x 25 1/8
    Rabbet size: 20 1/8 x 25 15/16
    Moulding width: 3 1/2
June 2023
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