Picture frame cartouche

Description
This cartouche was part of an elaborate picture frame hung at Exeter’s Guildhall, commissioned after the Restoration. It was removed from the Guildhall in the late 19th century, when such work was little regarded.
Accession Loan No.
500/1987/3
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
picture frame cartouche
Simple Name
cartouche
Full Name
gilded cartouche
Period Classification
Charles II (1660-1685)
Family Group

Material
wood; gilt; paint
Collection Site Name
The Guildhall
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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