Meticulously crafted English 19th century pierced gilt bronze ormolu double door picture frame with original hand painted portrait VERY RARE
When I discovered this treasure many years ago, I considered it to be so special that I kept it as part of my personal private collection. It’s time for someone else to cherish them as much as I have
Beautifully made; gorgeous style, detail and workmanship
Antique frames with doors covering the photo/picture are extremely difficult to find - especially ones as fine as this one
This mid-sized gilt bronze frame is cut-out or pierced with floral designs that are chased or engraved.
There are 2 hinged doors, also pierced, that open to reveal an exquisitely hand-painted portrait of a lovely young girl
The metal has a wonderful patina of age which adds to its charm
The easel leg at the back pulls in and out.
The cover on the back of the frame screws open and closed
Excellent antique condition with only minor wear commensurate with age and use
This frame looks wonderful as part of a grouping or on its own. Displayed in your home, it will add grace and charm to any room.
Measures 7 inches (17.8 cm) high X 5.5 inches (14 cm); fits photo 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) x 2,25 inches (5.7 cm)
Marked on back“MARION LONDON”
Exceptionally rare and beautiful treasures that you will cherish!
English 19th C Double Door Bronze Photo Frame