Category Archives: Antique and Vintage Frames

Books on Vintage Frames

There are many good references out there on old frames – history and restoration. To read more about antique and vintage frames some of the following books could be of interest; M.F. Daviess How to restore antique frames Art Restoration Service … Continue reading

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Vintage Frame Name Game

Whats in a name? Like paintings the value of a frame can be greatly enhanced by who created it. There are the well known names of Newcombe Macklin (a company not an artist), along with Foster Brothers, Carrig Rohane, Heydenryk, Thulin. … Continue reading

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Frame Restoration

Antique frames with damage can be restored. A quality reproduction frame is a viable alternative but when you can find the right vintage frame for a piece it can be the best choice. Missing pieces are cast and molded or handcarved to … Continue reading

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Choosing The Right Frame

The framing on a painting can dramatically effect the appearence. There are some standard frame guidelines and books and web sites that will give you advise. My opinion – it is great to have a period frame on a work. … Continue reading

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