Antique Large Gutta Percha Photo Frame
Antique Victorian Gutta Percha Frame Circa. 1880 United Kingdom
Large gutta percha frame with glass It is in excellent condition, especially considering its age. The hand-carved roses, berries, flowers, leaves and branches that adorn the front of the frame are really a work of art! Superb craftsmanship
Frame measures 10 1/2 inches high x 7 3/4 inches wide Total weight is 1 lb 2 oz The back has a metal easel support.....original to the frame
Takes a 6" x 4" photo
Gutta percha is the sap from trees found in East India The solidified gutta percha was used extensively in the production of jewelry, frames and smoking pipes during the Victorian era in both Europe and the U.S.
In excellent original condition