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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


Small Brass Photo Frame PF151
Original, quality 1920's tiny single pressed brass photo frame to take a 'stamp' sized photograph. This super example is very Art Nouveau with flowing lines and leaves in relief and with an easel style folding back stand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

2" tall x 1.75" wide plus 1.25" front to back standing.

 
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Price: 56.00


Small Brass Photo Frame PF151



Small Double Brass Photo Frame PF150
Small Double Brass Photo Frame PF150
Original, quality 1920's tiny side by side double, pressed brass photo frame to take a pair of 'stamp' sized photographs. This super example is very Art Nouveau with pansy flowers and leaves in relief and oval shaped glazed panels and an easel style folding backstand. Each visible photo 1" x 0.75". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

2.75" wide x 2.25" tall.

1" front to back standing.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Spelter Photo Frames PF149
Original, quality pair of 1920's continental horizontal photo frames in spelter. Each frame has a pierced design with a ribbon form top decoration and folding easel style backstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

7" tall including top mount x 7.5" wide.

0.5" front to back.

Visible photo 5" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Spelter Photo Frames PF149



Brass Photograph Frame PF148
Brass Photograph Frame PF148
Original, quality circa 1900, small brass photo frame with a plain border and brass wirework applied detail of a clover flower with leaves, note: the four leaf clover. This example has a folding easet style backstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.75" x 3.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Brass Wirework Photograph Frame PF147
Original, quality circa 1900, brass wirework photo frame in an Art Nouveau style with curls and loops and a folding easel style backstand. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.25" x 7.5" x 0.75".

When up 10" tall x 4" front to back.

Visible photo 6.5" x 4".

 
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Price: 185.00


Brass Wirework Photograph Frame PF147



Brass Photograph Frame PF146
Brass Photograph Frame PF146
Original, quality 1920's Art Nouveau sheet brass photo frame with an applied floral decoration to the top front and an folding easel shaped backstand to the reverse. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

9.75" x 6.25" x 0.5" front to back.

When up 9.5" tall x 3.5" front to back.

Visible photo 6.25" x 3".

 
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Price: 125.00


Circular Brass Photograph Frame PF145
Original, quality 1920's circular cast brass photo frame with a bead decoration to the front and a slide out back panel fitted with a folding easel stand. The reverse is all in the original matt gilt finish and the front has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. All is complete and in good and working order.

5" diam x 0.5".

When up 4.5" tall x 3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 115.00


Circular Brass Photograph Frame PF145



Emperor Alexander II of Russia 1872 Pair of Photograph Frames PF144
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


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 Chains Photo Frame PF135



Brass Photograph Frame PF124
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


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


Battle Axe and Shield Brass Photograph Frame PF45

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