This antique, 19th century, silver frame is a European design, but made in the Goa area of India. It is cast and hammered and the corners are mounted with decorative rosettes and topped with a cross finial. It probably once held a scripture or a religious painted scene.
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Marks: Francis Fernandes 11-1-48.
Mid 19th century
Width 18.5 Depth 0.5 Height 16.5 inches
Opening: Width 15.5 Height 9 inches