Fancy Rococo sterling silver picture frame. Made by Gorham in Providence. Dynamic and scrolled surround with bracket feet: Ornament chased and applied: Flowers, leaves, scrolls, and winged cherub’s heads. At top asymmetrical cartouche (vacant). With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged support. For portrait (vertical) display. A mid-20th-century adaptation of a perennially popular style. Fully marked and numbered 322/1. Very good condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: Frame: H 9 3/4 x W 8 in. Window: H 5 5/8 x W 4 1/8 in. #BN591