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Early 19th Century Gilt and Gesso Picture Frame President James Polk Estate
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Early 19th century gilt and gesso picture frame. Found in President James K. Polk's estate in Tennessee. Fantastic alligatored gilded surface. Please see images. There are losses to ...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

French Giltwood and Gesso Picture or Mirror Frame, Late 19th Century
Located in Barntrup, DE
Beautiful French giltwood and gesso picture frame or mirror frame, late 19th century. This spectacular antique frame features a fluted border, decorated with flowers and leaves on th...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Neoclassical Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

Large Antique Gilt Picture Frame in Renaissance Revival Style
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Fabulous gilt picture frame Gilt on gesso Crucially unrestored with the original gilt and patina A few minor missing pieces but nothing significant. The internal measurem...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Renaissance Revival Picture Frames

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Gesso

Italian Carved and Gold Gilt Baroque Picture Frame
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century Italian Baroque style carved and gilt picture frame. Bold carving with rich and heavy gilding. Exterior 39" x 33", Rabbet measures 29 1/4" x 23 1/4", sight size 28 1/4" ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century European Picture Frames

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Gold Leaf

Large 19th Century Gilt Picture or Mirror Frame
Located in Rochester, NY
Large American 19th century gilt fluted cove frame, circa 1860s. Will hold a 36" x 48" painting. Outside measures 45.5" x 58.5". Rabbet measures 36.5 x 49.5". Sight size 34.5" x 47.5"
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Antique Mid-19th Century Picture Frames

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Gold Leaf

Museum Quality Gilt Gesso Frame with Embossed Designs
Located in Redding, CT
Museum quality gilt gesso frame with embossed designs. Great for a portrait or simply put a mirror in it. Inner dimensions are 36" x 45.50". Priced for clearance.
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Early 20th Century Neoclassical Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

Pair of French Engravings in Gilt Gesso Frames, Views of Dresden, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Each depicting bucolic scenes and enclosed in molded and gilded gesso frames.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Neoclassical Prints

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Giltwood

Gesso and Carved Gilt Framed Mirror, English, 19th Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Unique gesso and carved gilt frame of flowers and acanthus leaves with a beveled glass mirror. English, 19th century. Label on the reverse. Mirror of later date.
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Antique 1840s English Beaux Arts Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

Modern Oil Painting in 18th Century Gesso Gilt Frame
Located in Wichita, KS
Beautiful modern painting on Venetian plaster treated canvas. The painting is abstract with pinks and blacks and a touch of gold. Frame is a beautiful example of an 18th century gilt...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings

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Gesso, Plaster, Paint

The Cherub Bed Hand Crafted In The Rococo Style Made By La Maison London
By La Maison London
Located in London, GB
The iconic Rococo style Cherub Bed, hand carved in solid wood, is featured in the bedrooms of Soho House, NY and Crazy Bear, UK. The playful curves, harmonious proportions and genero...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Rococo Beds and Bed Frames

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Gesso, Wood

20th Century Vintage Italian Carved Wood Gold Gilt Frame Wall Mirror Gesso
Located in Shreveport, LA
~Direct from Italy~ ~Beautifully shaped antique Italian wall mirror, gold gilt gesso frame with gorgeous details!~ ~This is one mirror; there is a matching mirror available~ ~circ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XV Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

19th Century Gilt and Gesso Wood Frame Wall Mirror with Foliate Design 'b'
Located in Philadelphia, PA
19th century gilt & gesso wood frame wall mirror with foliate design. Item features ornate gold gilt gesso foliate, wooden frame, central mirror, very nice antique item, circa 19th c...
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Antique 19th Century Hollywood Regency Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Glass, Wood

19th Century European Carved Wood and Gesso Rococo Style Gilt Frame Mirror
Located in Charleston, SC
Exceptional quality antique European hand carved wood and gesso Rococo style gilt frame mirror - superb original condition. Measures: 3 1/2" D (top and bottom).
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso

19th Century Gold Gilt and Gesso Wood Frame Wall Mirror with Foliate Design ‘a’
Located in Philadelphia, PA
19th century gold gilt and gesso wood frame wall mirror with foliate design. Item features ornate gold gilt gesso foliate, wooden frame, central mirror, very nice antique item, circa...
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Antique 19th Century Hollywood Regency Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso, Glass

Carved Wood and Gesso Gilded Framed Mirror
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A fine model 18th century French framed mirror. The style of mirror originated in the mid-18th century in France and has been popular ever since. The carved wood and gesso frame has ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Wall Mirrors

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Wood, Wood

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Giltwood and Gesso Carved Oval Mirror Frame
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine and large French 19th century Louis XVI style giltwood and gesso carved oval mirror frame with a beveled glass plate. All gilding original. The ornately decorated frame with a...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Pier Mirrors and Console Mirrors

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Wood, Gesso, Gesso, Wood

Large Antique Regency Gilt Oval Looking Glass Frame
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Fabulous gilt gesso frame Understated neoclassical carving. Wonderful color of gilt crucially in un-restored condition. Minimal damage to the gesso.
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Antique Early 19th Century Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

19th Century Oil on Board Mountain Painting with Gilt Frame
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Antique 19th century oil on board mountain painting with gilt frame.
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Paintings

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Gilt Metal

Small Gilt Oval Frame with Handk Drawn Deep Convex Mirror
By Stephen Cavallo
Located in New York, NY
Small gilt oval frame with handk drawn deep convex mirror Overall size: H 22" x W 18". Finished in faux rosewood with gilt edge qty. three Finished gilt oval (1).
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Antique 17th Century American Adam Style Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Pair of American Oil on Canvas Gilt Framed Portraits, S.C., Circa 1770
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American oil on canvas portraits in the original floral gilt frames and stretchers. South Carolina, Late 18th century. Signed Dr. Anthony Hemingway on re-verso.
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Antique 1770s American American Colonial Paintings

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Venetian Oil on Canvas Paintings in Original Gilt Frames, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of Venetian oil on canvas paintings of architectural ruins in the original gilt fluted beaded frames with original rear stretchers. Early 19th century.
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Antique 1820s Italian Neoclassical Paintings

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Canvas, Wood, Giltwood, Paint, Gesso

19th century Italian Rococo Gilt Wood Picture frame with ornate foliate.
Located in Miami, FL
Monumental and ornate 19th century Italian Rococo Style giltwood and gesso foliate Picture frame with running scrolls and acanthus fronds. This is a signature work that will make a r...
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1890s Rococo Abstract Sculptures

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Gold, Gold Leaf

Pair of Oceania and Pacific Island Engravings in Gilt Frames Captain Cook
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A pair of early 19th-late 18th century engravings depicting "A man of Mangea an island in the South Pacific Ocean" and "Poulaho, King of the friendly islands at the time of Captain ...
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Antique Early 18th Century English Decorative Art

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Gesso, Softwood, Giltwood, Glass

Very Distressed Antique French Louis Philippe Mirror with Black & Gilt Frame
Located in Houston, TX
This is a very distressed antique French Louis Philippe mirror with a painted black and gilt frame. Losses to the frame throughout, and the mirrored surface has deteriorated in the m...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Mirror, Wood

Petite All Original 18th C. Antq French Gilt Framed Sugar Mirror
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing original 18th century French gilded frame and sugared mirror that has never been restored or repaired. Quite spectacular, this fine mirror has survived the test of time. Perf...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Table Mirrors

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Gold Leaf

Pair of Carved Italian Gilt Decorated Carved Eagle Frame Wall Console Mirrors
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of carved Italian gilt decorated wall console mirrors. Each mirror in a wonderfully carved frame with scrolls and flowers both terminating in a winged eagle.
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20th Century Italian Baroque Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Wood

Hand Carved, 17th Century Frame
Located in Newport Beach, CA
A striking, richly hand carved, gessoed, and gold gilded Italian roundel frame. The whole, intricately carved with a relief of a braided, floral and fruit garland bordered by stepped...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Gesso, Wood, Wood

  • Hand Carved, 17th Century Frame
  • Hand Carved, 17th Century Frame
  • Hand Carved, 17th Century Frame
  • Hand Carved, 17th Century Frame
H 35.5 in. Dm 35.5 in.
18th Century Icon, Wax Portrait Giltwood Frame
Located in London, by appointment only
Rare 18th century giltwood framed carved and polychrome wax silver and gold decorated figure of saint Catherine of Alexandria icon, with original gilt frame. The rarity of this piece...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Rococo Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Large Original Robert Hillingford R.B.A. Oil Painting on Canvas in Ornate Frame
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This very large and substantial antique oil painting was done by the well known British artist, Robert Hillingfprd in circa 1880 in the style of Realism. The painting is framed in it...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Other Paintings

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Gesso, Canvas

Spanish Rococo Giltwood Mirror with Scrollwork Frame and Crest
Located in Barcelona, ES
Magnificent finely carved giltwood Rococo style mirror, Spain, late 19th century. The frame is richly adorned with carved leaves, flowers and scrollwork details. It wears its origin...
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Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Rococo Wall Mirrors

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Gold Leaf

French 19th-20th Century Louis XV Style Giltwood Carved Trumeau Mirror Frame
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A large French 19th-20th century Belle Époque Louis XV style giltwood carved trumeau mirror frame. The elongated carved frame crowned with a scrolled finial surmounted with flowers, ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Belle Époque Trumeau Mirrors

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Mirror, Gesso, Wood, Wood

Large Oil on Canvas Winter Landscape by Peter Adolf Persson in Gilded Wood Frame
By Peter Adolf Persson
Located in Miami, FL
Peter Adolf Persson, born 25th September, 1862 in Kvistoftavägen, Scania, died January 15, 1914 in Tyringegatan, Skåne, was a Swedish artist. Persson studied at the Academy of Arts...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Romantic Paintings

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Gesso, Canvas, Giltwood, Wood

Early 19th Century French Empire Walnut Frame with Mercury Mirror
Located in Milan, IT
Early 19th century Empire mirror, a solid walnut rectangular frame decorated with a gilt plaster profile, a gilt gesso internal frame decorated with palmette, centered by an original...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Mercury Glass, Walnut

Hollywood Regency Giltwood Mirror with Double Headed Eagle Frame, Spain 1950s
Located in Barcelona, ES
Magnificent carved giltwood double headed bird shaped frame with an scalloped pattern surrounding an oval mirror, Spain, 1950s-1960s. Unusual frame with a highly decorative double he...
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20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Wall Mirrors

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Gold Leaf

Pair of 19th Century Gilt Gesso Frames
Located in Tarrytown, NY
Pair of 19th century gilt gesso frames. 3 pieces of gesso are missing off the frame. I recently found one large piece of gesso molding that needs to be put back onto the frame. The...
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Antique 1870s Picture Frames

  • Pair of 19th Century Gilt Gesso Frames
  • Pair of 19th Century Gilt Gesso Frames
  • Pair of 19th Century Gilt Gesso Frames
  • Pair of 19th Century Gilt Gesso Frames
H 16.5 in. W 14.5 in. D 2.5 in.
Victorian gilt gesso picture frame
Located in Cheshire, GB
Victorian gilt gesso picture frame, of rectangular form, the frame profusely decorated with leaf and scrollwork design. Internal dimensions Height 15.5 Inches Width 11 Inches Extern...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Picture Frames

  • Victorian gilt gesso picture frame
  • Victorian gilt gesso picture frame
  • Victorian gilt gesso picture frame
  • Victorian gilt gesso picture frame
H 25 in. W 20.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Antique Gilt Gesso Fine Art Frame, Floral Decoration
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique gilt gesso fine art frame features beaded, floral and reeded decoration, circa 1890 Measures: 27.5" H x 23" W x 3" D outer; 21" H x 17.5" W inner (sight).
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Antique Late 19th Century American Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

Large Antique Frame, French Gold Gilt Gesso on Wood, Late 19th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
Large antique French frame features gold gilt gesso on wood, late 19th century. Frame (exterior): 42" x 50" x 3" Line of Sight (interior): 31" x 38"
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Antique Late 19th Century Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

Monumental Italian Antique Gilt Museum Quality Frame, circa 1860
Located in Big Flats, NY
Monumental antique Italian museum quality frame features dental molding with gilt finish, bears a plaque which reads "The Nun Buti and the Artist Lippi Historical Painting by Prof. C...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

Large Impressive 19th Century Rococo Revival Gilt Frame
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Large impressive 19th century rococo revival gilt frame, circa 1890 Great opportunity to turn this decorative frame into a fantastic wall decoration. Inner slip with carved pods a...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Rococo Revival Picture Frames

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Gesso

Pair of Small Italian Rococo Style Gilt Gesso Mirrors, Early 20th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
In the Rococo taste, gilt gesso applied to wooden frames.
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Rococo Picture Frames

Gilded Period Frame
Located in Charleston, SC
Large ornate gilded frame. This is a complex museum quality frame with great depth and dimension to support a quality painting. As constructed the frame can support a painting up to ...
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Antique 19th Century Picture Frames

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Gesso

  • Gilded Period Frame
  • Gilded Period Frame
  • Gilded Period Frame
  • Gilded Period Frame
H 50.5 in. W 55 in. D 6.5 in.
Mirror in gilt gesso frame - French
Located in Stamford, CT
Offered here is a fabulous mirror made from 9 individual mirrors held together with small bronze roundels.
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Antique 19th Century French More Mirrors

A pr. Italian Late Empire Period Giltwood and Gilt Gesso Frames
Located in Atlanta, GA
having an outer palm frond patterned concave gilded outer border and a smoothly gilded concave middle section, the inner border or rabet of patterned and gilded gesso
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Antique 19th Century Italian More Mirrors

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Gesso

Early 19th Century Italian Painted Frame
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Monumental Italian painted and parcel gilt frame.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Picture Frames

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Paint, Gesso, Wood

  • Early 19th Century Italian Painted Frame
  • Early 19th Century Italian Painted Frame
  • Early 19th Century Italian Painted Frame
  • Early 19th Century Italian Painted Frame
H 115 in. W 90.5 in. D 14 in.
Antique Wall Mirror, Victorian, Gilt Gesso Frame, Later Plate
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror dating to the Victorian period in the 19th century. Victorian Gesso frame Ornate scroll and foliate detail fixings to top ready to hang landscape ...
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Antique 19th Century British Neoclassical Revival Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Antique Mirror, Victorian, Painted Gilt Gesso Frame, Classical Taste, circa 1890
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror, a Victorian, painted gilt gesso frame in the classical taste with later, quality plate, circa 1890. A super period gilt gesso frame Victorian in ...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Large Antique Wall Mirror, Victorian, Gilt Gesso Frame, Overmantel, circa 1880
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique wall mirror, an English, Victorian gilt gesso frame, an overmantel dating to circa 1880. A super period gilt gesso frame Victorian in the classical taste ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Wall Mirrors

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Gesso, Giltwood

Rococo Gilded Gesso Bed with Mermaids and Eagles WK75
Located in Wrexham, GB
A fabulous gilded bed with tall back panel and torchon feet. The bed has been decorated with ornate gesso work depicting a scene of mermaids, three feathered pediment, eagles' heads ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Rococo Beds and Bed Frames

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Gesso

Antique Wall Mirror Gilt Gesso Frame, Overmantel, English Victorian, circa 1850
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror in gilt gesso frame with later mirror plate, overmantel from the English Victorian period, circa 1850. A super period gilt gesso frame Victorian in...
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Wall Mirrors

Antique Wall Mirror Victorian Gilt Gesso Frame, English, Overmantel, circa 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique wall mirror Victorian gilt gesso frame with later mirror plate, an English over mantel dating to circa 1900. A super period gilt gesso frame Victorian in the c...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Wall Mirrors

Hand Carved Regence Style Giltwood Mirror Crest Fragment, 19th Century
Located in Nashville, TN
A carved, gesso'd and gilded gilt mirror crest or trophy, second half of the 19th century, possibly sold as a Grand Tour souvenir. Wall hook on back or comes with stand for sitting o...
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Antique 19th Century French Régence Picture Frames

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Gesso, Wood

Oil on Canvas of Pepper Tree by Ellen Farr with Gilt Gesso Frame, circa 1888
Located in Big Flats, NY
Oil on canvas by Ellen Frances Frances Farr (1840-1907) depicting pepper tree framed by elaborate gilt gesso on wood frame, circa 1888. Measures - framed 20" x 16.5"; si...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Paintings

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Gesso, Canvas, Wood

Italian Painted & Parcel Gilt Headboard W/ Putti's, circa 1930s
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian 1930s blue painted headboard with raised gilt acanthus leaf design throughout. Beautiful fine painted puttis in center cartouche. Crown depicted at top of headboard as well.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Rococo Beds and Bed Frames

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Gesso, Wood

20th Century Vintage Italian Carved Wood Gold Gilt Frame Wall Mirror Gesso
Located in Shreveport, LA
~Direct from Italy~ ~Beautifully shaped antique Italian wall mirror, gold gilt gesso frame with gorgeous details!~ ~This is one mirror; there is a matching mirror available~ ~circ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XV Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

20th Century Vintage Italian Carved Wood Gold Gilt Frame Wall Mirror Gesso
Located in Shreveport, LA
~Direct from Italy~ ~Beautifully shaped antique Italian wall mirror, gold gilt gesso frame with gorgeous details!~ ~This is one mirror; there is a matching mirror available~ ~circ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Louis XV Wall Mirrors

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Gesso

Large Gilt Frame
By W.K O'Brien
Located in Rochester, NY
An exceptional antique American impressionist frame by preeminent gilders W.K O'Brien and Bros. O'Brien Brothers created frames for some of the most important artists of the time. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Other Wall Mirrors

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Gold, Gold Leaf

  • Large  Gilt Frame
  • Large  Gilt Frame
  • Large  Gilt Frame
  • Large  Gilt Frame
H 44.5 in. W 54.5 in. D 5 in.
19th Century French Gold Leaf Framed Oil on Gesso Board Painting, A Noblewoman
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A charming, early 19th century small painting, oil on gesso board, portraying a Noblewoman wearing a Juliet cap with a jeweled crown and a blue, fur collared robe held together with ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French International Style Paintings

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Gesso, Giltwood

19 Century Italianate Painting in Gilt Wood Frame
Located in Hudson, NY
Landscape with figures in a ruined landscape in a period <br /> gilt wood frame. Old Sotheby's lable on reverse
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Antique 19th Century Italian Paintings

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Canvas, Gesso, Paint

  • 19 Century Italianate Painting in Gilt Wood Frame
  • 19 Century Italianate Painting in Gilt Wood Frame
  • 19 Century Italianate Painting in Gilt Wood Frame
  • 19 Century Italianate Painting in Gilt Wood Frame
H frame 48 image 38 in. W frame 60.5 image50.5 in.
1940s Hourglass Mirror With Scrolled & Textured Gilt Frame
Located in Chicago, IL
Hourglass shaped wall mirror with double scroll trim on the top and bottom. Gilded finish over crinkled and textured gesso.
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20th Century Italian More Mirrors

Materials

Wood, Gesso, Mirror

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Gilt Gesso Frame For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the gilt gesso frame you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Each gilt gesso frame for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using gesso, wood and glass. There are 28 variations of the antique or vintage gilt gesso frame you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer gilt gesso frame, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each gilt gesso frame bearing Neoclassical, Rococo or Hollywood Regency hallmarks is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made gilt gesso frame over the years, but those crafted by La Maison London, Peter Adolf Persson and Stephen Cavallo are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Gilt Gesso Frame?

A gilt gesso frame can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,800, while the lowest priced sells for $276 and the highest can go for as much as $28,000.