Art Deco/ Art Nouveau Style. 3 Nymphs sitting on all 3 sides of the frame.
The top figure is opening a box and holding a flowering vine. 3 Beautiful Female Figurative Nudes, adorned with Roses, flowering Vines (Mirth) and Grapes.
Reminiscent of the 3 Roman Gratiae (Graces) or Greek Charities of Greek Mythology. Motif taken from ancient Greek Literature regarding the 3 daughters of Zeus and Eurynome. Who bestow their gifts on humanity. Goddesses of Charm, Beauty, Nature, Human Creativity, Goodwill, Fertility. Aglaea (Elegance), Euphrosyne (Good Cheer, Joy and Mirth), Thalia (Youth and Beauty).
These Charities attended the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite. Works well with many Décor styles: Mid-Century Modern, Hollywood Regency, Romantic, Farmhouse Chic. Would be lovely with a Fitted Mirror for a Vanity.
Marked on the legs, Gerard De Fondeur (Gerard the Founder, French), PR 115 (Production number 115). Frame Weighs 10lb 10 oz. Frame Measures 18" x 10.5" Overall, Oval Picture or Mirror Opening measures 11" x 9". Has had a Bolt replaced, be sure to read condition description and look over the photos. Oval on the back of the frame separates to insert glass or photos and is held in place by small bolts.We appreciate your business, my goal is 5 star customer service. Please let us know what we can do to earn yours! Be sure to request a combined invoice before paying. Make sure to look over the pictures, If you require other pictures of an item, feel free to ask. Please remember to leave feedback! Thanks for looking and take a moment to check out my other items. Many of our items are vintage and unless otherwise stated may show some signs of normal wear and use.
I try to mention and provide pictures of any defects, but I may miss something. All items from a smoke free environment. We are happy to answer them! The item "Antique Victorian- 3 Charities / Graces Greek Mythos- Goddess-Art Nouveau-Frame" is in sale since Friday, April 30, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Frames". The seller is "reworkx" and is located in Wilmington, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.