Victorian English Sterling Silver Photograph Frame by William Comyns & Sons For Sale
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Victorian English Sterling Silver Photograph Frame by William Comyns & Sons

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver photograph frame; an addition to our diverse ornamental collection This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver photograph frame has a rounded shaped form with a shaped internal window. The rounded body of this silver frame is embellished with embossed cartouches displaying simplified portraits of winged putti*. Each cartouche is conjoined with interlacing stemmed scrolling leaf ornamentation, forming an undulating border. The domed upper portion of the frame incorporates a vacant shaped cartouche. This impressive photo frame has a velvet covered back and hinged strut, secured with a swivel catch; the body and strut of the frame have been recovered in navy velvet replicating the appearance of the original covering. This fine Victorian piece is inset with a removable glass panel. This impressive frame was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths William Comyns & Sons. In art and culture, a putto (plural: putti) is a chubby male child, usually nude and occasionally bearing wings. Condition This antique Victorian sterling silver photograph frame is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frame are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this sterling silver photo frame. Dimensions Height 21.4cm/8.4" Width 15.5cm/6.1" Height of internal window 13.5cm/5.3" Width of internal window 9.7cm/3.8" Depth 2.8cm/1.1" Maker: William Comyns & Sons Date: 1900 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request.

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  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    This antique Victorian sterling silver photograph frame is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the frame are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deep.
  • Dimensions
    H 21.4 in. x W 15.5 in. x D 1.1 in.H 54.36 cm x W 39.37 cm x D 2.8 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    C1628
  • Reference Number
    LU1200213459552
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