Black Baroque Picture Frame
Reproduction of an Italian black Baroque picture frame carved, gilt and lacquered on wood. This Bolognese late 17th-century Baroque frame is available for any painting size. Therefore, you can fit it with any painting.
Structural properties of black Baroque picture frame
This Baroque frame reproduction is made with lime and tulipwood combined together. We use lime for the front side and tulipwood for the backside of the frame. As a result, we obtain the maximum strength with the minimum weight.
You can customize the rabbet width as you prefer. For instance, if you need to cover a bigger part of the painting you can ask to enlarge it. The rabbet depth instead, depends on the thickness of the painting. In most of our models, it is something between 1.5 to 4 cm. Sometimes even deeper due to structural reasons or under request.
Section width cm 14.5
Rabbet cm 1
Decorations of black Baroque picture Frame
Most of the carving is handmade like in ancient times. It is a very long procedure that requires great skills. You can watch a video of the classical carving process applied on a similar model following this link to our Youtube Channel: Wood carving process.
The four leaves and the outer ornamentation are carved on wood pulp following a very innovative technique. See a video to check the quality of the work made on a similar model: wood pulp carving.
Patina (aging process)
“Patina” is an Italian word that refers to how dark and old looks the frame. Apart from dark gold, the age of a black Baroque picture frame is determined by a few cracks and tiny broken parts all around the sides. For this purpose, our gilder hits its surfaces with some kinds of stones.
Also, the wormholes are simulated as well, and you will be able to notice them by analyzing deeply the pictures above. The presence of wormholes does not indicate activity within or a recent flight of beetles. Remember that they were faked by us to specifically age the frame.
See below a video showing all the steps of the Patina.
More videos related to the aging process
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