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Reproduction of a silvered Baroque frame in ayous wood. It’s a late 17th-century style frame 

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Width cm 10.5

Silvered Baroque frame

Reproduction of a silvered Baroque frame carved on wood. This Baroque late 17th-century frame is available in size. Therefore, you can fit it with any painting.


This Silver Baroque frame reproduction will be shipped dismounted. You will be able to mount it in minutes yourself. Click on the video below to see our innovative mounting technique:

Still, if you prefer, you will be able to receive this frame already mounted. In this case, shipping will cost a little more: About 20% more on the total price.


Silvered Baroque frame properties

This silvered Baroque frame is made of ayous.

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 is 2 cm. If you need it deeper we can do it.

Section width cm 10.5
Rabbet cm 0.6

Silvered Baroque frame decorations

The carving is handmade and you can watch a video of the carving process following this link to our Youtube Channel. 

The astonishing decorations of this frame model aren’t very common just as its finishing is not.

Even the silver leaf makes this model quite rare, probably very suitable for kinds of paintings where one tries to reach more sobriety.

Patina (aging process)

“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 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 all around the sides. Besides, gilders create 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 gently rubbing off the gold surface 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 plan.

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


See below for Baroque models in silver metal leaf.

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