• Frame #4175

    French carved oak frame, Louis XV style. This ogee profile frame has carved leaves at the sight edge with a flat frieze, swept top edges and carved pierced extended corners and centers with curving tendrils, leaves and C-scroll surrounding seashells. The areas between have small leaves and flowers, the back outside edge has carved imbricated ovals. The frame has no finish and was probably intended to be gessoed with a gold leaf finish.
  • 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.
  • Italian 18th or 19th C. polychrome reverse profile frame This frame has a narrow cove sight edge with a broad torus top edge descending in a cove to the rounded back edge. The original gold leaf has been removed to expose the gesso and red and hello bole beneath. Some traces of leaf still remain.
  • Frame #BU-9

    American circa 1830 overmantel mirror frame This carved wood and gold leaf frame has a plain narrow base with half round elements on the sides and top overlaid with acanthus leaves at the bottoms of the columns and large curling leaves at the top corners. Original finish and patina.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Out of stock
    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.
  • Out of stock
    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.
October 2023
Go to Top