This offering is for an antique early 20th century Tramp Art Photo Tower. 42" in overall height and 11" square at the feet.
The art work is made to hold 12 cabinet card size photographs and the design includes a removable piece at the top of each frame to allow for changing the photo's. Below the top group of four photo's are four drawers. The tower sits on four legs with each leg ending in a stylized carved wooden horse or dogs head.
There are four pyramid drops on the underside above the legs which have 14 layers, the drawer front have 8 layers, the knobs at each corner have 7 layers and the frames have 4 layers. The top decoration above the photo's consists of 42 layers topped of with a small carved finial. There are also carved applied symbols on each of the sides near the top, I don't know what they are intended to represent. The work has it's original varnish surface which is in excellent condition with a great untouched patina. There is also some gold painted high lighting and trim and a few areas of red trim.The condition is excellent with minor losses. There is a top trim piece missing on two of the top photo frames and one of the bottom spires is missing 8 layers. Otherwise there are no breaks other missing parts or repairs. If additional photo's are needed or you have need of answers to questions we do not address we will be happy to supply them. WE USUALLY SEND OUR INVOICE WITHIN 1 HOUR OF THE AUCTIONS ENDING. The item "Old Antique Vtg Early 1900s Fantastic Tramp Art Photo Tower 42 Tall Great Folk" is in sale since Wednesday, February 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Folk Art & Indigenous Art". The seller is "americaspride" and is located in Trenton, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.