We carry a stock of antique picture frames dating from the 18th to the early 20th century.From Victorian decorative gilt swept frames to Edwardian dark oak and beech.Sensitive and competent alteration of period frames is a costly and labor-intensive process that must be executed properly for frame value to be maintained.
Learning about the frames then was an uphill struggle with little information readily available.
Today, nearly 25 years later, there is a growing body of scholarship available: books, videos, exhibition catalogs and essays.
Such works can be found at antiques fairs, car-boot sales or even in your garage.
Far more Old Masters exist than most of us imagine.
Height of frame (back to front): 55mm Victorian style gilt c.
1950, swept frame, very decorative, with internal gilt slip. Internal aperture (glass size) - 410 x 305mm, 16 x 12" Visible window size: 394 x 292, 15.5 x 11.5" External size: 650 x 546mm, 25.5 x 21.5".
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With a little detective work – sometimes just with the naked eye – paintings thought to be by virtual unknowns can be found to be hugely significant.