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Fern Pattern Photograph Album P2
Fern Pattern Photograph Album P2
Original, quality late 19th century small photograph album containing ten of twelve sepia family portraits (2 vacant pages). This super example has stiff card pages with photos back and front but most of all the glossy cushioned fronted cover back and front are studies of a variety of fern leaves and the binding is in red leather. Complete and in good order.

5" x 3.75" x 1" front to back.

 
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Price: 156.00


Emperor Alexander II of Russia 1872 Pair of Photograph Frames PF144
A pair of original, quality 19th century brass photograph frames each with a crown, bearing the monogram of Alexander II of Russia, each dated 1872 and finely engraved and pierced with military trophies and the Imperial Russian Eagle. The reverse has a slide out brass back plate to access the photographs, and a folding easel back stand and the name of the manufacturer/supplier "Ortner and Houle, 3 Saint James Street, London"

Alexander II, Alexander Nikolayevich Romanov, 1818 to 1881 was Emperor of Russia from 1855, he implemented many changes including selling Alaska to the United States in 1869. In 1873 Russia joined Germany and Austria in the League of Three Emperors, giving stability to Europe. The dates on the frames coincide with the first announcement of this treaty in 1872, at a meeting of the three Emperors, so it seems likely they were made to commemorate this. Alexander II was assassinated in 1881.

Please note - the photographs in the frame are copies of other Russian photos and have no other connection to these frames.

This pair of magnificent engraved photo frames, with a good provenance, have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order. Price is for the pair.

8.5" x 6" wide x 0.5" closed.

Visible photograph 5" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 2,300.00


Emperor Alexander II of Russia 1872 Pair of Photograph Frames PF144



Pair of Oval Brass Photo Frames PF143
Pair of Oval Brass Photo Frames PF143
Original, quality pair of late 19th century small oval shaped cast brass photograph frames in the original matt gilt finish and with the original very thin and delicate cushioned glass inserts. This superb pair of frames have seen little use and have very fine detail to the wide and deep frames with a ribbon top mount. The reverse has an oval sheet brass backplate screwed in position which can be removed to change the photograph and has a folding easel style backstand stamped "Giroux Paris", there is also a decorative ring to the top for wall hanging. Complete and in good and working order. A super pair of most unusual frames in stunning condition.

Each 4.25" including top mount x 3" x 0.75" front to back.

Visible picture 2.5" x 2".

 
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Price: 350.00


Brass Photo Frame PF141
Original, quality 1920's small horizontal rectangular shaped cast brass photograph frame in the original unpolished matt gilt finish. This example has an embossed decorated frame with a ribbon form top mount. The reverse has a slide out backplate with a folding easel type backstand and will take a photograph 3.5" x 2.25". Complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 3.5" including pediment x 0.75".

 
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Price: 75.00


Brass Photo Frame PF141



Brass Loops Photo Frame PF137
Brass Loops Photo Frame PF137
Original, quality 1920's square brass photo frame fashioned in looped over brass rod with a circular central panel for the photograph. The reverse in the unpolished old lacquer finish has an easel type back stand which will fold flat for storage and the front is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. The inner panel will take a photograph 2.75" diam. An unusual example complete and in good and working order.

5.5" x 5.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 125.00


Brass Chains Photo Frame PF136
Original, quality late 19th century brass photograph frame with the outer decorative frame fashioned in flattened chains form in the original unpolished matt gilt finish with the vertical rectangular shaped inner frame to take a standard photo 6.5" x 4.25". The reverse in the unpolished old lacquer finish has an easel type backstand which will fold flat for storage. A near unused example. Complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 5.75" x1" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Chains Photo Frame PF136



Brass Chains Photo Frame PF135
Brass Chains Photo Frame PF135
Original, quality late 19th century brass photograph frame with the outer decorative frame fashioned in flattened chains form with the vertical rectangular shaped inner frame to take a standard photo 6.5" x 4.25". The reverse in the unpolished old lacquer finish has a easel type backstand which will fold flat for storage and the front is polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. A near unused example. Complete and in good and working order.

8.25" x 6" x1" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Photograph Frame PF124
Original, quality late 19th century cast brass photograph frame, with a fold flat easel style back stand. This super example has a wide border frame, with an embossed design overall of mythical birds and beasts, with a pair of cherubs to the top. The easel and front of the frame has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost but the reverse has the old patina and unpolished finish.

Access to the rear to change the glass photo is gained by five turning tabs and will take a photo 6" x 4.25".

With 5.75" x 4" visible from the front.

Total 9.25" x 7" x 0.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Photograph Frame PF124



Battle Axe and Shield Brass Photograph Frame PF45
Battle Axe and Shield Brass Photograph Frame PF45
Original quality, late 19th century, heavy brass photograph frame in the form of a battle axe and shield. The shield is engraved with acanthus leaves and is mounted with coloured stones of various sizes in red and turquoise. A replacement glass panel and back insert have been made to suit and all is supported by the hinged easel backstand. In the original matt gilt finish. Has been lacquered and is complete and in good order.

Size of frame 11" x 8".

Photo view size 5" x 3.75".

 
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Price: 200.00

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