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Creator:
Unknown framemaker
Title:
British, Rococo frame
Date:
mid-18th century
Medium:
Carved wood, later oil gilding over original oil and water gilding; sanded frieze
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.3.30FR
Classification:
Frames
Collection:
Frames
Frame Alteration:
no
Frame Status:
Original
Frame Ornament:
Enriched shell-&-C-scroll foliate corner cartouches on basketweave ground linked by swept cabochon rails and flower sprigs to diapered ground C-scroll-&-raffle leaf centre cartouches at top and bottom; diapered ground rocaille C-scroll-&-flower side carto
Frame Feature:
Exceptionally fine recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Original fitting turns
Very rare pattern
Original gilding visible
One of near pair
Frame Style:
Rococo
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:64171
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