CONT: PLEASE SEE IN THE MAIN LISTING BELOW FOR FULL DESCRIPTION. Fine Antique Victorian William Kent Picture Frame 14″ X 10″ Rebate Arts & Crafts. A Superb Antique Victorian. William Kent’ Picture Frame. 13 & 7/8″ by 10″ Rebate. V Arts & Crafts / Palladian. A SUPERB ANTIQUE VICTORIAN’WILLIAM KENT’ PICTURE FRAME a wonderful mid 19C design with four extended / outset corners, named after the famous English architect. (to fit a picture) of. This is a wonderful Victorian picture frame, it is a fabulous combination of subtle raised Acanthus gilding along the outer frieze combined with a wonderful’Egg & Dart’ pattern to inner frieze within a black shellac ebonised finish, it does have some light damages here & there but the overall condition in my opinion is very good A. Classic Victorian design with very strong corner joints this frame is entirely constructed by hand from a pine carcass Dating at a guess to around 1870 it is an impressive & stocky frame, quite opulent in some ways with this mix of raised Acanthus gilding lying within the glossy black shellac frieze with a fabulous’Egg & dart’ pattern close to the sight edge The main design facet here obviously with a frame such as this is the four outset corners making this frame what is known in the trade as a’William Kent’ after the eminent English architect, painter & furniture designer who, after touring Italy introduced palladian style facets to English interiors, furniture & picture frames, the Acanthus flower being one such motif Yes, it does have a few slight issues here & there BUT in my opinion the overall condition is actually very good & you cannot deny the marvellous decorative qualities that this frame has. This frame will really suit a special picture OR perhaps an image of a loved one; it is certainly a frame that will grace any wall Thank you for looking Any questions please ask. Condition especially given the great age; it does have some minor issues/damages as has already been mentioned, there are a good few. What I would call minor bashes, mainly to the extremities BUT these are actually in the main to a back corner edge & won’t be noticwable & I would also say that 95% of the ebonised shellac is absolutely fine with just a little craqueleur as it should be I think perhaps a couple of the couple have been re-glued over time also along with the odd age commensurate minor ding here & there as one would expect in a frame of such age Super strong corners. Age commensurate wear With NO further damages OR losses. Please refer to the photographs. They are an accurate representation of the very good antique condition.. My partner Jo & I, try to find the most interesting picture frames that we possibly can, frames of excellent design quality, frames that are quirky & have that extra bit of character be they classic. One-offs I reject 95% of the frames I see based on design OR condition Many of the’high-end’ Interiors glossy magazines. Architectural Digest / Elle Decoration. Et al have been promoting antique frame feature-walls for many years now A group of frames on a wall can be a great conversation starter & so we aim to bring as many quirky, antique & top-notch repro frames onto. At any one time to present plenty of choice. All of our antique frames will have some form of. Most of our frames are not a reproduction piece & so there will be slight imperfections e. The odd ding OR light scratch etc, after all, this is the very essence of owning an antique frame Please, always refer to the detailed photos, they are an accurate reflection of the antique condition. Each frame has been carefully. Of its backing &. Cleaned using professional materials. The back of the frame is then meticulously tidied of any loose impediments, nails, splinters, dust, glass OR any other abrasions Where necessary, the border is then treated with a high-quality bees-wax and buffed vigorously, giving the wood a fresh lustre and sheen leaving you the customer with effectively a refurbished picture frame. New stock is listed every week. Any easels used in the photos are not included in the sale. Unless specifically mentioned in the above listing description this frame does not have glass OR a backing couriers simply will NOT cover for breakage New glass, however, OR aged, distressed mirror can easily be sourced from a local glazier & will generally cost no more than a few pounds in most cases I do, however, keep a large stock of antique glass should you wish to drop by our location in the North-West & collect a piece please DM for details TOM. I N S T A G R A M. The enjoyment of a treasured painting is linked to how the artwork is presented Top art galleries have always known this It is a proven principle adopted in private & public collections all over the world In choosing an original antique frame you are showing sound aesthetic judgement It is amazing just how powerfully a decorous frame can influence our perception & enjoyment of a painting The union of picture & frame jointly should be harmonious, amplifying & heightening the visual impact for you the viewer. PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR OTHER ANTIQUE PICTURE FRAMES ON. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva’s. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Superb Antique Victorian William Kent Picture Frame 14X10 Rebate Arts & Crafts” is in sale since Friday, October 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Other Antiques”. The seller is “bluehorsefinearts” and is located in Lytham St. Annes. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: 1850-1899
- Material: Pine
- Type: Antique Victorian William Kent Picture Frame
- Antique: Yes
- Country/Region of Origin: England
- Original/Repro: Original