Dating at a guess to around 1880 this is a superb hand-crafted Arts & Crafts style frame, constructed entirely by hand in a plaintive tabernacle fashion which so suits this ecclesiastical frame patently a'one-off' it has a wonderful oak grain & tactile aged patina, with years of being lovingly handled with a winsome Ecclesiastical or Gothic revival look to it & I guess it may well have come out of a church, either that or a specific commission for a religious person, the initials L. Are carved in an attractive gothic fashion & I felt sure I recognised these letters & sure enough, after a cup of tea, the little grey cells warmed up it came to me, so we had a plaque at my old catholic school & these letters are taken from the catholic motto'Laus Deo Semper' translated from the Latin'Praise always to God' which I seem to recall is the motto of the saints &'Ad Majoram Dei Gloriam''For the greater glory of God' is I think.It's a frame that despite its religious nature has a real feel of Arts & Crafts style with its tabernacle shape & beautifully dowelled square pegs at the four corners, please see the photos it's a very pretty beautifully constructed item & I doubt I will ever see another one like it. This is a fabulous frame that will suit an exceptional picture OR perhaps an image of a loved one; it is certainly a frame that will grace any wall Thank you for looking. If you have any questions please ask. Original condition; the odd age-related minor ding here & there but in truth nothing particularly noteworthy. Age commensurate wear With NO major damages OR losses. Please refer to the photographs They accurately represent the very good antique condition Any major damages OR losses are always shown in the photos.. & over so we don't like to send more than 3 frames in any one parcel I tend to guess on the high side. This is not always guaranteed; it is.
Customers lucky enough to be living in the extremities of the. My partner Jo & I, try to find the most interesting frames that we possibly can, not just frames of excellent design quality but also beguiling & captivating frames that are quirky & have that extra bit of character, be they.
Louis XV / Napoleon III / Italian Rococo / Polychrome. One-offs I reject 99% of the frames I see based on design. Condition Many of the'high-end' Interiors glossy magazines. Architectural Digest / Elle Decoration.
Et al, have been promoting antique frame'feature-walls' for many years now has been a popular decorator's trend & after all. Without the right frame, Art is lost. A group of frames on a wall can be a great conversation-starter & so we aim to bring as many quirky, top-notch antique & repro frames onto.At any one time to present plenty of choice. All of our antique frames will have some form of. Most of our frames are not reproductions & so there will be slight imperfections e.
Light scratch etc, after all, this is the very essence of owning an antique frame Please, always refer to the detailed photos, they are an accurate reflection of the antique condition. Each frame has been carefully. The back of the frame is then meticulously tidied of any loose impediments, nails, splinters, dust, glass OR any other abrasions Where necessary, the border is then treated with a high-quality bees-wax and buffed vigorously, giving the wood a fresh lustre and sheen leaving you the customer with what is effectively a moderately refurbished frame Some frames, depending on size, may be available with old glass & a backing so please enquire about this. New stock that is new to the market is listed every week.Any easels/props used in the photos are not included in the sale. Rebate/Rabbet dimensions represent the size of artwork. Mirror that the frame will hold. Unless specifically mentioned in the above listing description this frame will not have glass OR a backing, couriers will NOT cover for breakage New glass, however, OR, a distressed mirror glass can easily be sourced from a local glazier OR picture framer & will generally cost in most cases no more than a few pounds I do, however, keep a large stock of antique glass should you wish to drop by our location in the North-West of England & collect a piece please DM for details TOM. I N S T A G R A M. The enjoyment of a treasured painting is linked to how the artwork is presented Top art galleries have always known this It is a proven principle adopted in private & public collections all over the world In choosing an original antique frame you are showing sound aesthetic judgement It is incredible how powerfully a tasteful frame can influence our perception & enjoyment of a photo OR painting The union of picture & frame jointly should be harmonious, amplifying & heightening the visual impact for you the viewer. PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR OTHER ANTIQUE PICTURE FRAMES ON. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting.
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