Page 6c - Museum Gift Shop (Now, Four pages)

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Museum Gift Shop

All Frames in the Gift Shop are for sale

All frames are guaranteed to be original antique and collectible pieces. They can be purchased using personal checks, money orders, and Paypal. My address is Stuart Schneider, 820 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661 and my Paypal name is Stuarts1031@ (note, I put a space in there so that automatic email harvesters don't get my email address). Postage and handling, and insurance (if you want it) will be added to your order once the weight is figured (I need your mailing address to figure postage). I mail using the US Postal Service with delivery confirmation or UPS. Email me at Stuart at wordcraft dot net to reserve the item numbers that you want.

Terms: You can return any item to me within 10 days for any reason. If I totally misdescribed it, I will refund your postage both ways. If you are dissatisfied, you pay postage both ways. Note: Some of these frames are 100 to 175 years old. Generally, there may be some slight damage to the surface or a chip or two. I have tried to make each photo large enough so that you can see what I am offering. Note that the dimensions given are accurate if you need to fit a certain picture. There is usually a 1/4 to a 1/2 inch "wiggle room" so that a slightly smaller image will fit the frame. The "sight" edge is the inside of the frame. I sell frames without the glass. Your local glass shop or framing shop can cut the right size glass for you. If you have concerns, please ask in advance.

A superb, bold grain, tiger striped, Mission oak piece with great original finish ca.1915. It is 15 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches od. with a 13 x 18 inches image size (rabbet). item #16-462, $130.00

A larger, ca.1915, simple oak frame in the Mission style. It is 17 3/4 x 21 inches od. and has a 14 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches image size (rabbet). item #16-445, $80.00

An Art Nouveau, rare aesthetic piece ca.1885 with stylized lilies. Some of the side edge trim is gone, but it is not visible from the front. It is 10 x 11 1/2 inches od. with a 7 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches image size (rabbet). item #16-441, $70.00


A fabulous, gilded, ca.1870, deep baroque frame with leaves, for a painting. It is 12 x 14 3/4 inches od. and has an 8 1/2 x 11 1/8 inch pic. size. item #16-458, $200.00


A superb, solid, larger, Tiger Maple frame from the 1840s. It is 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 od. and has a picture size of 10 x 14 inches. item #15-368, $260.00


A wonderfully rare, ca.1868, multi-image, mahogany frame. It holds 12 images and each image is 4 1/4 by 5 3/4 inches. A superb way to show a collection. It is tough to find multi-image frames. It is 21 x 21" od. #16-426, $300.00

ca. 1865, Rustic carved walnut wood, w/streambed pebble gilded cove and leaves at corners of cove. It is 15 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches with a 10 x 12 inches pic. size. #16-422, $170.00

ca. 1865, Rustic carved walnut wood, w/streambed pebble gilded cove and leaves at corners of cove. It is 15 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches with a 10 x 12 inches pic. size. #16-421, $170.00 or both pieces for $320.00

A very unusual and beautiful (by the 1870s, hand decorated faux bois was considered too much work) ca.1870 hand-decorated, faux bois piece with a gilded gesso leaf design. It is 13 1/4 x 15 1/4 outside and a picture size of 10 x 12 inches. item #15-353, $170.00


A bold c.1874. Faux-bois in black, tan, & grey with a gilded sight and Eastlake-style decoration. This is an unusual frame as it looks like a c. 1868 piece with the addition of Eastlake decoration. I believe it is an earlier frame that the frame maker had in stock for a few years and added the Eastlake embellishments to take advantage of the “new” style. It is 11 3/4 x 14 inches od. and has an 8 x 10 inches pic. size. #16-420, $160.00 An American ca.1875 Eastlake-style with a beautiful, multi-level design with faux tortoise, gold lines, and a gold liner. It is 12 x 13 5/8" od. and has a picture size of 8 x 10". #16-417, $145.00


A walnut and faux bois piece with a decorated inner molding and Eastlake designs. This is from about 1875. It is 12 x 14" od. and holds an 8 x 10 inch image. #13-210, $54.00 ca. 1875, lemon gold on wood with Eastlake decorations and tastefully inscribed initial "N". It is 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches od. with a picture size of 8 x 10 inches. #15-402, $30.00


Tough to find 1930s Art Deco & Earlier Art Nouveau frames

A superbly elegant, wood, silvered, early Art Deco frame from around 1928 with raised leaf clusters at the corners. It is 12 x 15" od. with a 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 inch picture size, #16-425, $200.00


A carved wood, golden, Art Deco frame from around 1935. It is 13 3/8 x 17" od. with a 10 3/4 x 14 1/2 inch picture size, #14-325, $50.00

A beautiful, ca.1900 ornate, high relief, piece with a golden finish. It measures 13 x 16" with a image size of 11 x 14". #13-211, (SOLD) A 1915-1920s "Transition" (Art Nouveau to Art Deco). It is 9 1/4 x 12 1/4", outside with an image size of 8 x 11 inches. #12-115, $34.00


A nice Art Deco painted and gilded wood, ca.1925. It is 9 1/2 x 11" outside and 7 1/2 x 9 1/2" image size, #15-366, $34.00

A bronzed, simple frame with swirling leaves, ca.1900. It is 12 1/4 x 16 5/8 inches and has a 10 3/4 x 15 inches pic. size. #15-399, $46.00

A 1915-1920s "Transition" (Art Nouveau to Art Deco) example that is 7 3/4 x 11 3/4" outside, with an image size of 7 x 11 inches. A little rounding at the corners, #12-111, $38.00


A nice large Victorian piece from around 1900.There are a few tiny spots of chipped gesso decoration. It is 19 3/4 x 24" od. with a 16 x 20" image size, #15-354, $68.00 LARGE - A beautiful large Victorian piece with a brown raised gesso area in the center. It is from around 1890. It is 28 1/2 x 32 1/2" od, inside 18 x 22 inches, #15-387, $240.00


High quality, raised design, gilded frame, nice for a painting, ca.1910. It is 12 3/4 x 15 3/4", with a image size of 9 1/2 x 12 1/8". $138.00, item #15-381 (Reserved 4/20/17)


Wooden, handcrafted picture frame with a very ancient look & finish (it is more recent handcrafted piece). It is 11 x 16 inches od. and has an 8 x 11 inches pic. size (ideal for a mirror). #15-400, $48.00


Ca.1880 pair of beautifully decorated, wall hanging, "railroad track" frames. It is rare to find a pair with the decoration in such perfect condition. 5 1/2 x 10 3/4" od., 4 1/4 x 6" picture size, #14-311, $100.00


Simple yellow oak with black borders from the 1880s. 8 1/2 x 10 3/4" od., 7 x 9 1/8" picture size, #14-310, $50.00


Nice two toned walnut with a gilded liner from the 1870s. 14 x 16" od., 7 x 9 1/8" picture size, #14-309, $30.00


A highly detailed, all inlaid burlwood, double frame, ca.1900. It is 3 5/8 x 8 3/4inches od. and 2.25 inch image size with an opening of 1 7/8 inches. #13-222, $50.00 Like a birthday cake, this beauty has three layers of molding. Reduced to $44.00, item #406


1870s simple faux-tortoise. It is 10 1/2 x 12 1/2", 9 1/8 x 11 inches picture size. $40.00, item #12-117


A very bizarre, hand decorated frame that originally came on a Moon landing painting. This is possibly by noted folk artist, Alexander Aramburo Maldonado, who was born in Mazatlan, Mexico on December 17, 1901.  Maldonado moved to San Francisco in 1911.  He worked in the shipyards before becoming a professional boxer and fighting under the name Frankie Baker.  A self-taught artist, he drew his first picture in 1961 and took up painting, including the picture frames.  Maldonado treated contemporary themes—pollution, mass communication, the exploration of space—but there is absolutely nothing banal in his circus-like depiction of these themes, a depiction that owes its uniqueness to a genuinely childlike imagination. A fan of science fiction and astronomy, he painted a bright, futuristic world that included cityscapes and modernistic buildings.  Maldonado was discovered in 1973. In the next few years he was to rise from total obscurity to international recognition. Maldonado’s work has appeared in more than a dozen books and publications and is represented in numerous private and public collections, including: The National Museum of American Art; The Smithsonian Institution; Washington D.C.; The Museum of American Folk Art in New York, and three museums in the Bay Area. He died in San Francisco, CA on February 10, 1989. The frame is 14 3/4 x 17 3/4" o.d., & 11 1/4 x 14" picture size and it is a conversation starter. $50.00, item #13-205


A beautiful 1870s-1880s gilded gesso frame with loads of sharp detail, perfect for a painting. It is 13 1/2 x 17 1/4" o.d., 9 1/2 x 13 1/4" picture size, $128.00, item #12-122 (Reserved 4/20/17)


An unusual, simple wire, clip-on frame for a carte di visite from 1860-1870. Niagara falls image included. It holds an image that is 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches. $38.00, #12-121


An 1880s small mahagony veneer. It is 7 3/4 x 10 3/4", outside with an image size of 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. #13-232, $20.00 Handmade, wooden frame meant to resemble a saguaro cactus. 8.75 x 6.75 inches, signed "Chee". The piece is from Arizona, item #414, $28.00


A 1900s faux bois mahagony. It is 13 x 17", outside with an image size of 11 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches. #13-233, $20.00


Perfect for your man cave, a newer, artist created, rustic frames made of birch bark and twigs. It is 15 1/2 x 17 1/2" od. 8 x 10 inch picture size, #14-314, $30.00


A newer, artist created, rustic frames made of birch bark and twigs. This is perfect for your rustic getaway or western theme room. It is 15 1/2 x 17 1/2" od. 8 x 10 inch picture size, #14-313, $30.00


Frames from the 1840s to 1850s, page 1

Frames from the 1850s to 1860s, page 2

Frames from the 1860s to 1880s, page 3

Frames from the 1880s to 1900, page 4

Frames from the 1900s to 1930s, page 5

Museum Gift Shop, page 6a

Museum Gift Shop, page 6b

Museum Gift Shop, page 6d


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