Antique Newcomb Macklin Carved Gilt Wood Art Nouveau Frame for 18" X 14" Painting
Authentic Newcomb Macklin giltwood frame. Rare form from the foremost American frame maker of the early 20th Century. This frame is especially notable as its' made with outer and inner gilt frames with white-painted gesso "matting" in between.
Countless American masterpieces in numerous museums and private collections across the nation are displayed in Newcomb Macklin frames.
Partial art-framing company label on verso.
Newcomb-Macklin picture frames were distinguished by their unique, perpendicular corner splines, a construction feature that prevented the corners of a frame from separating over time.
Minor surface loss & wear typical of well-kept pieces from this period. The frame itself, is in pristine condition meaning that it has not been repaired or "touched up" in any way.
Comes with glass and backing.
Early 20th Century.
24 1/4" x 20 1/2" x 1 3/8". Inside dimensions 18" x 14".
Newcomb Macklin – The Newcomb-Macklin Company was an American frame company founded in 1871 that had showrooms in New York and Chicago and made exquisitely designed hand-carved and gilt frames. The company is widely known for its beautifully crafted Arts and Crafts frames.