Charles Rollo Peters (1862-1928), (Monterey Adobe)

N.d. Oil on canvas, 8″ x 12″. Framed in a 2-1/2″ slope with carved bead near sight edge and carved cove at back edge, in quartersawn white oak in Dark Medieval Oak stain, and gilt slip.

The profile, a slope, is based on our No. 238, which the customer took to instantly upon spotting the corner sample. My feeling, though, was that, while the overall slope form was exactly right, it was too refined—specifically, the fine bead did not relate to the loose and rustic feel of the painting. So I adapted that design by widening and carving both the outer cove and the bead.

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