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Art Nouveau easel back picture frame
Item Details
Description
Art Nouveau
easel back picture frame
likely Czechoslovakia, circa 1921
carved wood parcel-gilt
inscribed verso "F. Pokorny"
star, angel wing, tree, water lily, sunset and dolphin motif
7 1/2"w x 2"d x 11 3/8"h

Provenance:
The Ira Simon Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Condition
Original finish to wood. Age split to top center of frame. Surface dirt in areas throughout. Some glue residue to the back of frame elements. A couple of elements that hold the picture in place are lifting from the surface. Easel and hinge appear to be replacements. Brass hinge supporting easel was secured by two very small nails that have come loose and is no longer attached. Small old chip to backside of one foot. Screw and secure tabs appear to be original and all five are intact. Glass pane without any obvious issues.
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Art Nouveau easel back picture frame

Estimate $300 - $500
Apr 27, 2022
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Starting Price $150
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0180: Art Nouveau easel back picture frame

Sold for $650
19 Bids
Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
The Ira Simon Collection
Apr 27, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0180 Details

Description
...
Art Nouveau
easel back picture frame
likely Czechoslovakia, circa 1921
carved wood parcel-gilt
inscribed verso "F. Pokorny"
star, angel wing, tree, water lily, sunset and dolphin motif
7 1/2"w x 2"d x 11 3/8"h

Provenance:
The Ira Simon Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Condition
...
Original finish to wood. Age split to top center of frame. Surface dirt in areas throughout. Some glue residue to the back of frame elements. A couple of elements that hold the picture in place are lifting from the surface. Easel and hinge appear to be replacements. Brass hinge supporting easel was secured by two very small nails that have come loose and is no longer attached. Small old chip to backside of one foot. Screw and secure tabs appear to be original and all five are intact. Glass pane without any obvious issues.

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