• This stippled gesso frame has a narrow cove at the sight edge with a half round set on a small step above. The cove rises to a rounded top with the the typical Curtis style corners draped from the top into the cove. Flat sides . Excellent Sight size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2
    Rabbet size: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8
    Moulding width: 2
  • This frame has a liner with a flat sight edge with steps to a floral design below a flat fillet. The cove rises to the top edge with a fish scale motif between two fillets. The sides are coves with a bell flower design at the back edge. Original gilding with some gold overpaint. Original gilding under gold paint Sight size: 9 3/4 x 17 7/8
    Rabbet size: 10 1/2 x 18 1/2
    Moulding width: 4 5/8
  • "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 an oval sight edge with leaves. The curved spandrel rises with leaves ,flowers and beads to a swept top edge with extended leafy corners with plain rounded medallions at the centers. The sides are deep coves with an unusual leaf and circlet design on the back edge. Original gilding." Missing compo ornament, rubbed gold Sight size: 7 7/16 x 9 7/16
    Rabbet size: 8 3/4 x 10 5/8
    Moulding width: 3 3/8
  • This frame has a sight edge cove, foliate band and cove below a convex profile with a shell and leaf motif. The sides are coved with a plain back edge. Original gilding. Reduced from original size. Minor ornament and gesso losses Sight size: 9 9/16 x 13 9/16
    Rabbet size: 10 1/4 x 14 1/4
    Moulding width: 2 7/8
  • "This frame has stepped sight edge with a narrow diamond and dart motif and flat top edge. The flat downward slope has a triple leaf and floral motif. Narrow straight sides. Original gilding." Minor ornament loss Sight size: 12 1/4 x 15 3/4
    Rabbet size: 12 11/16 x 16 1/8
    Moulding width: 1 1/2
  • This frame has a cove at the sight edge rising to a pyramidal top edge set on on two narrow flats. The frieze slopes back with a geometric design at the corners and a rounded back edge. Named after Charles Eastlake the late 19th C. designer and taste maker. Gesso losses Sight size: 13 1/2 x 16 1/2
    Rabbet size: 14 7/16 x 17 7/16
    Moulding width: 3
  • This frame has a flat liner with a narrow lambs tongue design between two flat bands. The broad flat frieze is decorated with a delicate array of leaves, flowers and berries. The top edge has a leaf and berry motif above two small coves and flat sides on the outside edge. Original gilding with bronze paint on the outside portion. Original gilding and gold overpaint
  • This frame has a sight edge with a series of narrow steps, with one beaded and a flat frieze with arabesque bands and circlets enclosing flowers and foliage. A convex profile with anthemions and leaves overlaid at the corners. Three reeds at the top edge with vestiges of crossed center straps and leaves over the corners. Side coves, with a delicate leaf design, flat band and narrow cove at the back edge Original gilding. Missing ornament, gesso losses Sight size: 11 7/8 x 15 3/4
    Rabbet size: 12 1/2 x 16 5/16
    Moulding width: 4 7/8
  • This frame has flat stepped liner with a narrow row of beads below a raised flat fillet. The cove is fluted with narrow laurel leaves at the corners below a reeded top edge with corner straps. Cove sides with beads at the back edge. Restored Excellent Sight size: 8 3/4 x 10 1/4
    Rabbet size: 9 1/2 x 11
    Moulding width: 4 1/2
  • This frame has a flat liner with a flat profile outer frame covered with leaves and curling tendrils between raised corner blocks topped with four leaves and a center flower. Straight sides. Original gilding. Excellent Sight size: 15 1/2 x 18 5/8
    Rabbet size: 16 1/8 x 19 1/4
    Moulding width: 2 1/2
  • This frame has an oval sand textured mat and the original worn velvet liner. The top edge has curving leaves with a broad, textured profile that rounds downward with leaves and flowers at the corners. The flat back edge has large beads. Original gilding. Excellent Sight size: 5 7/8 x 7 7/8
    Rabbet size: 8 1/8 x 10 1/8
    Moulding width: 5
March 2023
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