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 courier. Shipping process lasts about 2 working days for European countries and 5 working days for the rest of the world.
Properties of a Reproduction picture frame
- Section width cm 8
- Rabbet cm 1
Decorations of a Reproduction picture frame
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 99% composed of wood and 1% of solvent, gives us the chance to contain the price at a 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 completely carved on wood for a totally different price. To carve it on wood we would use the Swish pine which is a softwood. Ask for a quote if you are interested in this Reproduction frame made completely 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 skills of the Gilder in order to make seem this 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 exaggerating too much. To complete the procedure, Gilders use some different kinds of stones to hit the frame, creating some fake tiny broken parts. Gilders create as well fake wormholes to age the gilding and you will be able to see them analyzing deeply the picture detail attached above.
Another important part of the patina is to rub the gold surface gently with steel wool, trying to make the typical antique abrasions that you see in antique picture frames. In conclusion, any damaged little part of the frame is just a part of a bigger plane.
This frame, like the others on 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 for this particular model fallow these links:
This Reproduction frame fits very well with any kind of 17th-century style painting. In the last years, our customers framed with it several modern paintings as well. We used it a lot to frame still life paintings and landscapes because of its tiny decorations. 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.