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American 19th Century Plaster Oak Leaf Frame

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American 19th Century Plaster Oak Leaf Frame



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American frames were greatly influenced by English and French styles in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although frames were frequently mass produced in the 19th century and gilt ornamentation was usually cast in plaster or ‘compo’ instead of hand-carved, many beautiful designs originated from this time in America. The Hudson River School frames and the frames designed by Stanford White are exquisite examples. In the early 20th century, American frame makers of the Arts and Crafts movement returned to the art and tradition of their craft by hand-carving, gilding, and signing their frames. The firms of Carrig-Rohane and Newcomb-Macklin as well as frame makers in Taos and Bucks County created some of the most beautiful American frame designs of this movement.

Oak Leaf – 17th century French frames in the Louis XIII style with a continuous oak-leaf and acorn carved ornament are usually referred to as oak leaf frames. These frames can be French or English.

Details

Century
19th Century
Country
American
Ornament
Oak Leaf
Color
Plaster

Size

Frame Width
5.5
Sight Width
35.625
Sight Height
59.625

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