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Creator Unknown framemaker
Title French, Louis XV frame
Date 2nd quarter of 18th century
Medium Carved wood, original water gilding and sanded frieze
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art
Accession Number B1981.25.166FR
Collection Frames
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Cross-section Concave with frieze
Ornaments Dentil back; shell and rocaille corner-&-centre cartouches with quadrillage ground; trailing floral rinceau; gadrooned top rail; acanthus-&-flower sight; overall recutting in gesso
Features Exceptional quality carving | Exceptionally fine recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Alteration probably not
Status Out of period
Quality Exceptional
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