A large George III carved giltwood picture frame
in the manner of Thomas Chippendale
The rectangular portrait aperture flanked by moulded scrolling leaf carved shaped sides with intertwined foliate branches with berries and flowerheads, the shaped scroll carved cresting centred by a galleon on waves above an anchor, with in a scrolled leaf cartouche flanked by protruding ships mast and rigging with flags, a fascais and globe decoration, surmounted by shell carved corners, the apron below centred by a foliate 'C' scroll cartouche with further ornate carved shell, 149cm wide, 204cm high (59" wide, 80.5" high).
- Please note that extensive detached elements were temporarily re-applied for the catalogue illustration.
English Furniture and Works of Art
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