Wonderful antique bronze desktop Picture/Photo Frame with Mirror. Made by August Klein (1824 - 1890) in Wien, Austria - signed reverse, on easel, dated to late 19th century. The frame closed as a locket, lid opening reveal the mirror and picture frame. The gilt bronze displays elaborate floral engraving embedded with turquoise beads and crystals ruby jewels. Very decorative, more a piece of an art than a simple frame.
The Frame stands 12" - 31 cm high; 8" - 20.5 cm wide. Opening for the picture 5 1/4" x 3 1/2" - 13.3 x 9 cm, the same for the beveled mirror.
Very good to excellent condition consistent with age. No dents, no breaks in the framework. Hinge is smooth. There some beads loss, otherwise perfect.
Layaway is welcome.
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