Tabernacle Frames

I have a weakness for ornate frames - in particular the great tabernacle frames of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This board celebrates these works of art in their own right.
64 Pins48 Followers
Italian made in / around 1500 This piece is stored in the Victoria & Albert museum

Frame

Frame Place of origin: Italy Date:about 1500 Materials and Techniques: Lime or poplar, carved, water gilded and painted tabernacle frame with sgraffito decoration;

Carved and partially water gilded tabernacle frame with pediment of two reclining figures set within a shell.

Frame

Frame Place of origin: Italy Carved and partially water gilded tabernacle frame with pediment of two reclining figures set within a shell.

Carved oak strapwork frame with figures of Adam and Eve, originally painted and gilded.

Frame

Frame, Netherlands (possibly, made), Carved oak strapwork frame with figures of Adam and Eve, originally painted and gilded.

Replica of a 15th century Italian Tabernacle style frame. Gold leaf, egg tempera, and sgraffitto on bass wood.

Replica of a century Italian Tabernacle style frame. Gold leaf, egg tempera, and sgraffitto on bass wood.

1 of 7 : Italian Renaissance parcel gilt and painted Tabernacle frame  17th. Casper estate.  FR3SHc

iGavel Auctions: Italian Renaissance parcel gilt and painted Tabernacle frame Casper estate.

late 1500s Separate wooden picture frames were used in Italy from about the 15th century although they developed from earlier frames in both metal and wood on altarpieces. They were used to protect and enhance both secular and religious paintings. As well as many picture frames acquired with paintings, the V&A acquired some frames - principally Italian renaissance in origin or style - as independent objects. They were usually chosen for the fine quality of their carving and decorative…

Frame

late 1500s Separate wooden picture frames were used in Italy from about the 15th century although they developed from earlier frames in both metal and wood on altarpieces. They were used to protect and enhance both secular and religious paintings. As well as many picture frames acquired with paintings, the V&A acquired some frames - principally Italian renaissance in origin or style - as independent objects. They were usually chosen for the fine quality of their carving and decorative…

Pinterest
Search