SCARCE LATE 19TH CENTURY AME RI CAN ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD LEAF/GILT WOOD, ORNATE/DECORATED, RECTANGULAR FORMAT, WIDE STOCK, GESSOED PINE SOFTWOOD PICTURE FRAME, with ORIGINAL EYE HOOKS & HANGING WIRE, not CUT-DOWN or OTHERWISE ALTERED from ORIGINAL MITER-CUT SIZE. [Superb condition, with very little if any corner gesso or gilt loss, estate fresh & 100% original]. Late-19th century Ame ri can antique gold leaf, gilt handmade wooden, highly decorative, ornate period picture frames.Frame: 19 12 " Height x 14 " Width x 2 14 Depth. Inner size: 13 34 " Height x 8 12" Width. Estate fresh and new to the marketplace. This attractive, very handsome, circa 1865 to 1885, late-19th century Ame ri can antique, ornate, highly decorative gold leaf, gilt wood picture frame, doesn't suffer from any noticeable gesso loss, light or dark stains or other condition issues. It still is the same size as when it was originally miter-cut, over 135 to 155 years ago.
The frame measures 19 12 " in Height x 14 " in Width x 2 14 " in Depth and measures 13 34 " in Height x 8 12 in Width interior dimensions inner frame window. The gold leaf is beautiful and has nearly unblemished, deep, rich, mellowed gold leaf gilt color.
This frame was completely handmade and was made from most likely pine softwood, for which the wood frame stock was routered into the form seen now, with highly ornate Victorian influenced, figured, stamped gessoed & plastered wooden surfaces. The frame's still the same size as when it was initially made and hasn't been cut-down or otherwise tampered with. Miraculously, its four original corners and its interior gold leaf, gilt liner don't suffer any measurable gesso or gilt loss and are completely intact and close to how they were originally constituted. Great for a period landscape or portrait, displayed horizontally or vertically. 135 to 155 years old.Very Good to Excellent overall antique condition. The item "LATE 19TH C AMERICAN ANTIQUE VICTORIAN GOLD LEAF/GILT WOOD ORNATE/DEC PIC FRAME" is in sale since Tuesday, May 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Mirrors". The seller is "modsanctuary" and is located in Milford, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.