Antique French Bronze Frame with Laurel Wreath and Bow Top. Measures approximately 7 1/2" x 11 3/4" overall; photo/glass area approximately 5 1/4" x 8 1/2". Magnificent detail in the palmate, floral, scrolls, beaded and rosette decorations. The corners are reticulated; all ornament cast [not stamped]. The back slides in on a channel typical of French construction. This frame was made in France ca. 1880-90---so marked on the back lower right; retailed by R. H. Macy & Co. New York---so marked on the back right above the easel. A heavy, quality frame with outstanding crisp casting---weighs over 1 lb. 9 oz. with glass. Some spotting, etc. on the back. Truly exceptional quality 19th century frame for the collector.