Antique ARCO Copper Picture Frame


Arco Copper Picture Frame

Code 576
21 wide, 16 high, 1.5 deep cm

Fabulous and very rare hammered copper picture frame by Arco c.1920.

A beautiful standing easel picture frame or photo frame in an Arts Crafts hammered copper finish by Arco of Birmingham (Archibald Cutler Ltd.)
Metal frame back edge stamped Arco Trade Mark , easel stand stamped Arco No. 22802 Patent. Made in Birmingham, England . Interior of frame with original label WW B Ltd. This Trade Mark stands for Best British Workmanship. Clever swing clip and locking bar fixings to hold in the backboard. Arco, Oct. 26 1920 a fastening device for securing in position the backs of photograph frames and the like) Frame picture size 8 x 6 (203mm x 153mm) In excellent condition.

(Archibald Cutler (1874 - 1960) trained as a picture frame maker, working in Edgbaston. In 1908 he submitted his first patent - An Improved Process of Bronzing Board and the like for Picture Mounts, Picture Frames, and for other purposes, which was granted in 1909. In 1914 he took over the Grosvenor Works at 145 Moseley St, formerly the Hart Foundry operating as the Art Metal Works. By 1921 he is trading as Arco , picture frame makers.

He submitted several more patents for improving picture frames from 1920 to 1930. In 1922 he exhibited at the British Industries Fair as Manufacturers of Gilt Metal Photograph Frames.

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