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Reproduction Picture Frame of late 17th century. It is a Bolognese frame gilded on Tulipwood with acanthus leaves 

Width cm 8.5

Description

Reproduction Picture Frame

Reproduction Picture Frame carved and gilt on tulipwood. This Bolognese late 17th century model  is available for any particular painting size Calculate Price | We Ship it  in 60 DAYS FROM ORDER. Delivery is by DHL courrier. Shipping process lasts about 2 working days for European countries and 5 working days for the rest of the world.

Properties

This Reproduction Frame is made of tulipwood (tulip poplar).  This frame is completly customizable in order to meet any client desire.

  • Section width cm 8.5
  • Ribbet cm 1

Decorations

Decorations are in wood pulp. We carve it when is dry giving to the ornates a very nice shape form. The use of wood pulp, which is a 99% composed by wood and 1% of solvent gives us the chance to contain the price at very low level. The entire process is handmade and you can watch a video related to it following this link in our Youtube Channel: https://youtu.be/fTQHIH9dRC8

You can still order this frame completly carved on wood for a totaly different price. To carve it on wood we would use the Swish pine which is a soft wood. Ask for a quote if you are intersted in this Reproduction frame made completly on wood.

Patina (Antique dark color)

“Patina” is an Italian word that refers to the tone of the final gilding of the frame. Making an astonishing Patina is one of the major skill of the Gilder in order to make seem the Reproduction Picture Frame as an original one. In other words it concerns the process of aging the gold finishing trying to distress as much as possible the Reproduction frame without exagerate too much. To complete the procedure Gilders use some different kind of stones to hit the frame creating some fake tiny broken parts. Gilders create as well fake worm holes to age the gilding and you will be able to see them anylizing  deeply the picture detail attached above.

Another importan part of the patina is to rub the gold surface gently with steel wool trying make the typical antique abrasions you see in antique picture frames. In conclusion any damaged little part of the frame is just a part of a bigger plane.

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This frame, as the others in this website, is available in Dutch gold leaf or in real gold leaf finishing as you prefer. Prices in our entire collection are shown for Dutch gold leaf. Usually for a genuine gold leaf gilding finishing you need to add 25% on the final total price of the calculator page. Ask for a quote in case you wish this Reproduction frame in real gold. If you are interested in seeing the gold leaf gilding process fo this paticular model fallow these links:

 

Advices

This Reproduction frame fit very well with any kind of 17th century style painting. In the last years our customers framed with it several modern painting as well. We used it a lot to frame stll life paintings and landsapes because of its tiny decorationts. In conclusion our advice is to choose this Reproduction Frame whenever you want to frame an important painting or whenever you need to own just a beautiful frame.