Antique picture frames with an Newcomb Macklin motif design. Our collection of fine period antique frames for sale are from the 16th to 21st Century, featuring American, Arts and Crafts, French, Italian, English including decorative carving and gold gilded accents. All of these frames can easily complement a valued art work, such as an oil painting, or be transformed into elegant mirrors.
The Newcomb-Macklin Company of Chicago, Illinois was a nationally prominent manufacturer of hand carved and gilded picture frames. The company was in operation from 1883 until 1979. Many of Newcomb Macklin’s frames designed in the early 20th century reflected the aesthetics of the Arts and Crafts movement that flourished in the United States between 1900 and 1925.Newcomb Macklin frames in the arts and crafts style are today regarded as antiques and are often utilized by collectors and dealers to lend an air of authenticity to the framing of period American paintings.