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Hand-Carved Blackforest Picture Frame with Oxford Corners, Rusticated Timber Sides and Applied Leaves (LEO Design)


Admittedly, I bought this item for the frame alone.  I can always use a nice Blackforest picture frame.  I thought I might use it (some day) to frame a period photo, a print or a watercolor. The print, itself, was just a little too saccharine, for me.  On closer inspection, however, I concluded that the print has some value, too.  It's indeed old—from the Nineteenth Century.  And though the subject is not compelling (to me), it wears a nice patina of time.  So I decided to list the piece.  Either I will sell it with the print, as found, or I will use the frame when the right print comes along.  Click on the photo above to learn more about this frame (and print).


Though our Greenwich Village store is now permanently closed, LEO Design is still alive and well!  Please visit our on-line store where we continue to sell Handsome Gifts (

We also can be found in Pittsburgh's historic "Strip District" at Mahla & Co. Antiques ( or in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania at The Antique Center of Strabane (

Or call to arrange to visit our Pittsburgh showroom (by private appointment only).  917-446-4248