Mason Monterey from Frank Crowe Estate

W16 6 Juan Tinoco painting dtl copy 2FRANK CROWE ESTATE ITEMS

Note: not all pieces are sold at this time.
Scroll down to find those not sold.

Who is Frank Crowe?

Born in Trenholmville, Quebec, Frank Crowe was one of the most influential people in building dams.

In 1924, Frank Crowe joined the construction firm of Morrison Knudsen in Idaho.  Morrison-Knudsen had recently signed a partnership with the larger Utah Construction Company to build dams.

Crowe pioneered two practices that are crucial to the construction of large dams. The first was a pneumatic delivery system to transport concrete and the second was a system of overhead cables to allow the pneumatic concrete to be pumped at any point on the construction site. With this technique, Crowe built some of the largest dams in the American west, including Hoover Dam, Parker Dam 155 miles (249 km) downstream from Hoover; Copper Basin and Gene Wash Dams on the Colorado Aqueduct system; and Shasta Dam in Northern California.

He retired in 1944 to his 20,000-acre (81 km2) cattle ranch near Redding, California, where he died of a heart attack on February 26, 1946.  The furniture was part of this estate, some of which was lost in a fire.  It has lived with the family intact since the fire.

Local delivery $150-250 or you can pick it up;
Delivery out of the Portland area to be determined.
Contact us for further information or to place order: dbdcat @ aol.com (remove spaces).

OLD WOOD TWIN BEDROOM SET #1

Old Wood bedroom set is in good condition.
NO finish restoration work ever performed on original finish.
One of the bed slates was missing;
MPFC recreated and finished one to match the original.
High Boy Dresser with Small Mirror
Twin Bed
Side Table

Signed provenance statement included.

Contact us for pricing.
Note: Originally the family wanted the entire bed set sold together;
now they are allowing us to sell in half sets.

Second half of set is shown below:
if you want the entire set email me at dbdcat @ aol.com (no spaces).
There is another twin bed available that matches for a total of two twin beds.
There is a Low Boy dresser also, but the entire veneer was replaced.
(We do not restore/replace/repair unless it is extreme.)
There is a second mirror also, which goes with the Low Boy dresser.

OLD WOOD TWIN BEDROOM SET #2

Old Wood bedroom set is in good condition:
Twin bed,
Lowboy dresser with Large mirror.

Two pieces were treated in some manner.
NO finish restoration work ever performed on original finish.
Two of the bed slates was missing;
MPFC recreated and finished one to match the original.
Low Boy has a new veneered top (click here).

Signed provenance statement included.

Contact us for pricing.
Note: Originally the family wanted the entire bed set sold together;
now they are allowing us to sell in half sets.

 

If you want both sets as one email me at dbdcat @ aol.com (no spaces).
There is another twin bed available that matches for a total of two twin beds.
There is a High Boy dresser with a smaller second mirror.

OLD WOOD SOFA AND CHAIR

Old Wood sofa and  chair are in good condition. NO finish restoration work ever performed.   Original upholstery will be conserved and new showcover upholstered.

Signed provenance statement included.

Contact us if you would like this matching set.

$To be listed + Delivery

Coming soon…

SPANISH RED POLYCHROME TABLE

Spanish Red table is in good condition but has a top coat placed on it by a member of the Crowe family.  MPFC is removing this topcoat, and will be infilling the missing finish.
The original finish in good condition will not be touched.

Signed provenance statement included.

Coming soon…

SPANISH MAPLE FARM HOUSE BUFFET

Finish restoration was performed due to puppy chews and extreme damage.

Signed provenance statement included.

$$To be listed + Delivery

CALIFORNIA TILE TOP POLYCHROME
OLD WOOD COFFEE TABLE

Old Wood California Tile Top Coffee Table was previously stripped of original paint.
MPFC returned it to its original paint color.

There is damage to the tiles as shown in two areas — besides the normal bites.
This can be properly repaired for $800; MPFC is not repairing the tile unless requested.

Signed provenance statement included.

Contact us for pricing.