Antique [circa 1890s] French Bronze Frame with Bow Top and its Original Dore [gold-plated] finish. The finish is on the front, back, sides and even the inside back--still intact for over a century. Measures approximately 5" X 7 1/2" overall; glass/photo area approximately 4 1/4" X 5 3/4"--originally held a Cabinet Card photo--glass is included. Heavy, [frame alone weighs almost 11 ounces] quality crisply cast bronze frame with Greek key and palmate pattern border. Maintains its original slide-in back and easel with hanging ring, which indicates French manufacture. The back slides on a thin channel along the raised "box" back. Some normal wear to finish to be expected from age and use---also small imperfection on left side--see photos. Notice the thick cast bow top ornament--see photos. This elegant Antique French Dore Bronze frame is a perfect addition to any frame collection.