Victorian heart-shaped silver photo frame

Victorian heart-shaped silver photo frame

£495

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5910

Simple, heart-shaped photo frame with bevelled edges and blue velvet back. This frame will hold a picture size of about 130mm x 95mm (5 x 3¾")

The creation of the iconic heart shape to signify love was first reported at the end of the Middle Ages. It gained popularity in the 15th and 16th centuries and has featured widely used in decorative design throughout subsequent centuries, reaching a peak of deep significance in 18th and 19th century decorative silverware and jewellery.

Dimensions:

Height 180 mm / 7 14"
Width 137 mm / 5 12"
Year

1898

Place

London

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