Pair of gilt bronze picture frames, Napoleon III period, French, circa 1875. The frames are decorated with draped curtains opening up to reveal and adorn the valuable picture. The ormolu frames were actually made for portraits as it became very fashionable among the rich to display photographs. Measurements frame; 35 cm x 22 cm Measurements for photograph: 10 cm x 14 cm Depth of frame standing 27 cm Weight is approximately 2 kg per frame.
Dimensions: Height: 13.78 in. (35 cm), Width: 8.67 in. (22 cm), Depth: 10.63 in. (27 cm)
Sold As; Set of 2
Style; Napoleon III (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques; GiltBronze
Place of Origin; France
Date of Manufacture; circa 1875