• Late 19th C. Walnut with silver leaf frame. This frame has a cove at the sight edge with a flat frieze overlaid with applied ornament, silver leafed scrolling leaves and an outer cove with a narrow rounded top edge. Original finish and patina.
  • Frame #8041

    Early 20th C. carved, gold leaf frame. This frame has stepped cove sight edge with a convex profile that has carved leaves symmetrically extending from straps at the centers to the curving corner elements. The frame has been sized in the long dimension.
  • Frame #CR-5

    Provincial French early18th C. carved and gilded mirror frame. This frame retains it's original mercury gilded mirror and board and batten backing. The dentiled sight edge and cove below the flattened ogee profile is carved with low relief scrolling decoration on a grain d' orge (oat grain) or crosshatched background with corner and center cat ouches on the sides and bottom. The crest had pierced curling leaf forms with a enter shell motif surrounded by C-scrolls and curved leaf at the apex. The original gold leaf surface is worn through in areas to expose the yellow and red bole beneath.
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    Mid 19th C. American silver leaf arched top mirror frame. This frame has a narrow convex sight edge with inner and outer coves below the half round top edge with a raised rounded outer back edge. Original mirror.
  • European Louis XIV style silver leaf frame. This applied ornament frame has a beaded sight edge with a burnished cove with low relief leaves and flowers on a crosshatched background with corner and center cartouches typical for this 17th C. French design.
  • Late 19th C. walnut frame with stenciled liner. This frame has a silver leaf, stenciled liner that has been coated with a golden varnish for a pale gold appearance. The top edge of the walnut cove frame has been carved in a curving branch design with shields at each corner. Original surfaces.
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    Late 19th C. Eastlake frame with crest. This frame has the gold leaf laid directly on the oak base and retains it's original wine colored velvet liner and leafed surfaces. The applied ornament of beads, flowers, leaves and other Arts and Crafts designs are placed symmetrically on the frame, each side being a mirror image of the other. The top corners are a rose on a grained background. The crest has rectilinear floral plaques set below a raised crown of pyramids and fans.
  • Frame #1911

    Late 19th C. Eastlake frame. This frame is oak with the gold leaf laid directly onto the wood. A narrow black liner with a signal row for beads at the sight edge with incised decoration and raised corner blocks with carved rosettes. Original surfaces. Typical design for the late 19th C. Eastlake style named after the Arts and Crafts architect and designer Charles Eastlake.
  • Frame # BU-5

    Late 19th C. gold leaf American oval frame with crest. The oval portion of the frame has san applied ornament ribbon and stick sight edge with a plain cove, raised, gadrooned top edge and convex fluted stylized leaves with scalloped edges. The prominent crest has C-scrolls, curling leaves and flowers and other classic motifs. The original gold surface is worn through to the gesso in places.
  • Late 19th C. gold leaf Barbizon frame. This reverse profile frame has a bright original finish with applied ornament curling leaves and flowers on a convex crosshatched background radiating out from the centers of the frame. Acanthus leaf corners with convex sides below and outside leaf and dart motif with a raised plain back edge.
  • Late 19th C. gilded Aesthetic frame. This copper leaf frame has a flat liner with square, flat top with an applied ornament running leaf pattern and square corner blocks topped with four leaves.
  • Late 19th C. reverse profile Rococo Revival frame. This gold leaf frame has a flat liner with beads surrounding below a small cove stepped up to a leaf, stick and ball top edge with corner straps descending to a concave outer portion with an undulating outer edge with twining leaves and flowers and acanthus leaves at the corners. Applied ornament with original brightly burnished highlights over gray bole.
June 2023
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