Antique frames and #lithographs are valuable too. Learn #howto identify and value art frames from the early 1900s to the 1970s. Watch Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori show you secrets to pricing lithographs and antique frames to find #bargains. See how to date frames by their decorative art designs and by looking at their backs. Discover how wood composition matter frames are made using a process involving Plaster of Paris. It’s similar to molding Jell-O into an interesting shape. Dr. Lori also shares framing artwork tips for hanging your prints, paintings, lithographs, gouache and watercolors. See when to use a mat, how a piece should be framed using a piece of glass and tips about what to use on the back of a framed piece of art including how to attach the hanging wire. Dr. Lori also shows you an example of an archival museum quality frame and an acid-free mat.
Additionally, discover hand colored lithographs by Chandler similar to those of Currier and Ives lithographs that are marked Nassau, New York so you can spot them at the thrift store. Plus, Dr. Lori shows you how to read an acrylic landscape painting that was an auction bargain. Learn what to look for when looking at the colors in a painting. Understand how to spot a collotype print and a piece of the decorative arts for value. You’ll be surprised as Dr. Lori tells you how Millennials are flipping the antiques for money that you put out in your trash.
Ask Dr. Lori about pricing lithographs and antique frames and thrift store finds. Attend her antiques appraisal events near you or submit photos on Dr. Lori’s website.