Page 4 - 1900s to 1930s

Books on Pens, etc

Books on Lincoln, etc

Books on Flashlights, etc

Ok. I've Seen Enough. Take me home!

Picture Frames

Museum Gift Shop on pages 6a, 6b, 6c, & 6d.

 

Best - A beautiful American ca.1905, tramp art frame with gold stars and gold inner frame. This is the nicest tramp art frame that I have ever seen. It is 13 x 17 inches od. with an 5 x 7 1/2 inches pic. size.

Good - An attractive French-style piece from about 1905. It is 8 1/4 x 10 1/4" od. Recognize the man? It is Thomas Edison in his laboratory. Best - A brass Art Nouveau/Arts & Crafts table top piece from about 1910 made by S. Maco (Smith Metal Arts Co.). It is 8 3/4 x 10 3/4" od, 8 x 10" image size

An unusual, unsigned bronze piece with flowers and a bug, ca.1905.
It is 7 1/2 x 10 inches od.

Better+ - A superb, gilded, Arts & Crafts-style frame from around 1910. It is 17 1/2 x 21" with a image size of 15 x 19".

Better - A beautiful, hand painted Oriental-style piece. It is 12 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches od. and has an 11 x 14 inch image size.

Best - Although a bit out of my collecting category, this is a superb, gilded-gesso frame with its original Charles Appel oil painting of lower Manhattan around 1900. It is 20 1/4 x 26 1/4" od.

Good - Another Charles Appel oil painting called "Coming Into Port" with its original frame, made around 1910. It is 15 1/2 x 19 1/2" od.

Better - A table top, free standing, gilded, piecrust-style frame from around 1915. It is 7 1/4 x 10 1/4" outside and takes a picture that is 4 1/2 x 6 1/2".

Better - A beautiful Art Nouveau example from about 1905 with a piecrust-style frame. It is 8 1/4 x 12 1/4" od. Better - A cross-over piece with Art Nouveau and Art Deco influences made about 1920s. It is 10 5/8 x 13 3/4" od.

Good - An Art Nouveau model from about 1915. 10 x 13" od

Good - A dark oak made in the Mission style about 1915. It is 12 7/8"x 15 1/4" od.

Good - Dark oak made in the Mission style about 1915. It is 11 1/2"x 14 1/2" od.

Art Deco frames began to appear in the late 1920s. Several of my frames have original photographs (from the mid-1920s) by notorious photographer, Albert Arthur Allen. (please excuse the censorship)

Best - Beautiful Art Deco piece made about 1934. It uses two elements - decorated glass and silver-gilded wood. 10 x 13" od.
Better - A beautiful Art Deco "batwing corners" piece made about 1930. It is 12 x 20" od.

Good - Gilded Art Deco made about 1930. It is 9 1/2 x 12" od.
Good - An interesting Art Deco example made about 1935. It is 13 1/2 x 16 1/2" od.

Good - A 1920s-1930s Art Deco piece made of gilded and painted wood. It is 9 1/2 x 11" outside and 7 1/2 x 9 1/2" inside.

Good - A 1920s-1930s piece made of walnut. 11 3/8 x 13 1/8" od.

Frames from the late 1840s to 1850s page 1

Frames from the 1850s to 1860s, page 2

Frames from the 1870s to 1880, page 3

Frames from 1880s to 1900, page 4

Museum Gift Shop, page 6a

Museum Gift Shop, page 6b

Museum Gift Shop, page 6c

Museum Gift Shop, page 6d

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