Belfor Antiques

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

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