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Victorian Pietra Dura Photo Frame

Victorian Pietra Dura Photo Frame


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Mixed Media: Pre 1900: Item # 1372858
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$1250.-sale 750.

Lovely English pietra dura and gilded brass double photo frame. The reticulated design has scrolling florals that are hand-chased. A central oval is mounted with multi-color pietra dura flowers. Upon opening, two photo frames are revealed. Easel back engraved with retailer Melliship and Harris; circa 1880. The firm was active at 111 Westbourne Grove circa 1869-1914. 5 3/4" H., 6 1/2" W.; 2 1/8" H., 1 5/8" W. photo