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Reproduction of an Octagonal Frame gilt on wood. It’s an 18th century Roman style picture frame

Width cm 12

Octagonal Picture Frame

Reproduction of an antique Octagonal Picture Frame gilt on wood. This 18th-century model is available for any particular painting size so that you can frame with it any painting. 


This Salvator Rosa Octagonal Frame is made in ayous and tulipwood perfectly combined together to obtain maximum strength.  It is completely customizable in order to meet any client’s desire. For instance, you can change color and shape.

Section width cm 12
Rabbet cm 1

Octagonal frame Decorations

The carving of this Octagonal Picture Frame is handmade and you can watch a video of the procedure following this link to our Youtube Channel. | You can lacquer the central surface by using any color. 

Patina (Antique dark color)

“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 Reproduction of an Octagonal Frame as an original one. To complete this process Gilders use some kinds of stones to hit the frame and create some fake tiny broken parts. In addition, the wormholes are fake as well and you will be able to see them analyzing deeply the pictures above. As a result, any damaged little part of the frame is just a step of a bigger plane.

See below a video showing all the steps of the Patina.

More videos related to the aging process 

Explanation of the aging process
Distressing the gold surface
Rub off the gilding
Dark shellac
Applying shellac
Final result

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