FRAMING AND RESTORATION
For more than 30 years we have been restoring, altering and reproducing frames for clients around the world, including art dealers, museums and interior designers.
We only ever use traditional techniques and work with expert wood carvers, gilders and cabinet makers.
View some examples of our work below.
Italian 16th century frame - reproduction
The images show a copy of an Italian 16th century frame that we were commissioned to produce.
We were commissioned to produce a hand-carved and gilded reproduction of a 17th century Auricular frame for a painting by Van Dyck.
16th century Netherlandish frame
We were commissioned to produce a reproduction of a 16th century Netherlandish frame for a painting by French 16th century artist Antoine Caron.
Spanish 17th century reproduction frame
We were commissioned to produce a copy of a large Spanish 17th century frame for a painting by Juan de Valdés Leal at Saint Louis Art Museum.
Hand painted pelmet
We were commissioned to hand paint a pelmet for a children's half tester bed.
16th century Spanish frame
We were commissioned to produce a large reproduction of a 16th century Spanish frame.
Reproduction sixteenth century Italian frame.
This was a reproduction sixteenth century Italian frame that we were commissioned to produce for an important 16th century painting.
Reproduction frame for Monet's La Promenade
This frame was produced by us to frame Monet's painting La Promenade.
Italian 16th century frame with sgraffito
Images show the Italian 16th century frame with sgraffito that we made.
Alteration to a 17th century Spanish frame for a Picasso painting.
This 17th century Spanish frame with faux marble polychrome frieze required alteration to fit a Picasso painting.
Reproduction 17th Century Baroque Italian frame for The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Here the main image shows the antique frame within the arched reproduction, which was used as our model for the colour and finishing.
Reproduction Italian 16th century frame.
We were asked to produce a copy of an Italian 16th century frame.
18th century hand carved English frame for a Stubbs painting.
A fluted hand carved reproduction of an antique 18th century English frame for a painting by Stubbs with beading and acanthus corners.
Reproduction 16th century frame
We were commissioned to produce this reproduction frame based on photographs of the antique Italian 16th century frame, since sold.
Antique framing restoration for Yale Centre of British Art
Here we were asked to clean this 17th century antique frame for The Yale Centre for British Art.
Flemish polished oak and parcel gilt reproduction frame for a painting by Peter Paul Rubens
We produced this solid oak reproduction frame from an antique period Flemish design.
Reproduction Baroque cassetta frame for Caravaggio's The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606-1607
Hand carved replica of an antique Italian late 16th-early 17th century Baroque cassetta frame.
A reproduction of a 17th century Spanish frame
We produced this reproduction of a 17th century Spanish frame for our client using the smaller antique frame shown in our image as a reference.
Carlo Maratta reproduction frame for the States
We made, hand-carved and gilded this large reproduction frame in an English 18th century style.
Italian reproduction frame with sgraffito decoration
This image shows a corner detail of an Italian 16/17th century reproduction frame we produced.
Regilding of the Paston Treasure auricular frame - Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
This was an original hand carved 17th century auricular frame that we received after having been stripped back to the wood.
Reproduction 17th century Italian cassetta frame for Johannes Van Bronchorst – Private Collection.
Here we produced a copy of a 17th century Italian cassetta frame.
Reproduction Florentine 15th century tabernacle frame for Sandro Botticelli
We were asked to produce this tabernacle frame for Botticelli’s 'The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child'.
Reproduction 16th century Italian cassetta frame with pastiglia ornament.
Here we have a water gilded replica of an antique 16th century Italian cassetta frame which we produced for our client.
Reproduction Italian 17th century frame with corner & centre arabesques
This reproduction Italian 17th century frame had a sienna coloured painted ground with gilded rails; corner and centre arabesque detailing to the frieze.
Reproduction of a late 16th to early 17th century Italian walnut frame - Bartolomeo Manfredi
Made from solid walnut with moulded rails.
Restoration to an 18th century Régence frame
Here we have a beautiful 18th century Régence frame in need of a birthday (restoration).
Restoration & alteration to a 17th century frame
This beautiful antique 17th century frame with hand carved corners, centres and gilded scrollwork required altering to fit a canvas.
Seventeenth century Italian reproduction frame with hand-painted frieze
Here we were asked to produce a replica of an existing 17th century Italian cassetta frame.
17th century ebonised Pearwood frame for The Metropolitan Museum of Art
This reproduction frame is made of Pearwood with a hand carved and gilded sight edge; the gilt section creates a decorative border around the painting and helps to punctuate where the artwork ends and frame starts.
Reproduction framing - English 17th century
Here we produced a copy of an English 17th century frame for a painting by Anthony van Dyck.
Antique Louis XV frame restoration
The restoration of this antique Louis XV frame required removal of loose gesso and light cleaning.
Italian 17th century frame
We were commissioned to reproduce four Italian 17th century frames; the frames were hand-carved and water-gilded with stylised faux marbling paintwork to the scotia.