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Reproduction of an Italian Reverse Cassetta Frame gilded on ayous wood. It’s a rare Bolognese 17th century frame

Width cm 10.5

Reverse Cassetta Frame

Reproduction of an Italian Reverse Cassetta Frame gilt on wood. This early 17th-century model is available for any particular painting size so that you can fit it with any painting | Calculate Price We Ship it in 60 DAYS from order. Delivery is by the DHL courier. The shipping process lasts about 2 working days for European countries and 5 working days for the rest of the world. 


The frame is made of ayous and tulipwood perfectly combined together to obtain maximum strength.  This cassetta picture frame is completely customizable in order to meet any client’s desire.

Section width cm 10.5
Rabbet cm 1


The carving is handmade and you can watch a video of the carving process following this link in our Youtube Channel: The Decoration on the flat surface is also handmade and Gilders use a special kind of nail to make any single tiny hall. All together the halls look like a unique 17th century Bolognese ornate.


“Patina” is an Italian word that refers to the color of the frame. Making an astonishing Patina is one of the major skills of the Gilder in order to make seem this cassetta picture frame as one original one. To complete this process Gilder use some different kind of stones to hit the frame in order to create some fake tiny broken parts. In addition, the worm halls are fake as well and you will be able to see them analyzing in a deep way the picture detail attached above. In conclusion, any damaged little part of the frame is just a part of a bigger plane.

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