Large Carved and Gilded Spanish Baroque Frame

Large Carved and Gilded Spanish Baroque Frame

36,000.00

A dramatically large carved, gilded and polychrome Spanish Baroque period frame.

The top edge decorated with carved gadroons; the black polychrome frieze decorated with estofado (the layering of gold or silver leaf over a gesso base, followed by an overlay of water based paint and a translucent glaze) technique in the shape of scrolling cauliculi over corners and centers. The sight edge decorated with gilded astragal molding partially distressed.
Spain, circa 1625-1650
Size: 73 1/4" high x 49 3/4" wide x 1" deep

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