Sunday, 28 September 2014

19th Century Swept Frame

A classic example of a Victorian Rococo revival of Louis XV swept frame styles.

Light on Gilt Frames

Gesso Painted Frame

An obeche frame that has been coated with several layers of gesso, this is to fill the wood grain and to provide a smooth surface for finishing. In this case the frame will be painted and waxed.

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Portrait revival frame

A 19th Century composition revival version of earlier carved 17th/18th Century Lely style frames, a good size and ideal framing a period Victorian portrait. Reasonable condition with original gilding and just requiring some minor restoration work.