B1990 - Gorgeous Antique French Red Velvet Triple Picture / Photo Frame, Napoleon III
This is a gorgeous antique French silk velvet on wood triple picture frame dating from the Napoleon III era circa 1860.
The silk velvet covers the front of the frame and still retains it's vibrant red colour and deep pile.
The three display areas have a fabulous repoussé toleware border with a central crest and acanthus leaf scrolls and curls. The metal has mellowed to a fabulous atmospheric shade of gunmetal which looks superb against the red silk background. The display areas have their original glass which is slightly domed.
The interior of the frame is lined with a beautiful red silk with a figured floral design.
When we turn the frame over we see that the back is made in card. It has a metal loop for hanging and a hinged stand. The whole of the back lifts up for inserting the pictures.
The frame is in good antique condition with just a little scuffing to the card on the back.
The frame measures :- 30.5 cm (12 inches) wide x 20 cm (7.9 inches) high.
A fabulous old frame to add an atmospheric finishing touch finishing touch and another divine antique French find from La Belle Étoffe!
N.B. The photographs are not included.
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Available delivery methods: France, U.K. & Europe, Rest of World