This frame has a flat sight edge with a row of beads and a flat band above. The fluted cove has wide acanthus leaves at the corners and and an overlapping “coins” motif between two raised bands at the top edge. Cove sides with a stylized leaf motif at the back edge. The original gold leaf surface remains underneath a re-gilding with gold metal leaf and portions painted black.
Minor gesso and applied ornament losses, black overpaint, GML in cove
Sight size: 18 3/8 x 23 1/4
Rabbet size: 19 3/8 x 24 1/4
Moulding width: 4 3/4