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Creator:
Unknown framemaker
Title:
French, Régence frame
Date:
1st quarter of 18th century
Medium:
Carved wood, later oil gilding over original water gilding, incised ground and sanded frieze
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.252FR
Classification:
Frames
Collection:
Frames
Frame Alteration:
probably
Frame Status:
Out of period
Frame Ornament:
Acanthus leaf at back edge on hatched ground; scrolling foliate C-scroll, shell-&-rosette corner cartouches on a diapered & rocaille ground
Scrolling foliate C-scroll centre cartouches with daisy bosses on a hatched ground; with trailing floral sprays between reposes; acanthus-tongue-&-bud moulding on a hatched ground at sight edge
Frame Feature:
Original gilding visible
Later gilding flaking
Exceptionally fine recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Frame Style:
Régence
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:65169
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