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Pole screen

Description

Turned circular step-molded base. Shaft w/ turned rings and reels below urn form. Remainder of shaft is plain slender taper topped by brass ring and carved urn shaped finial w/ tiny twisted flame. Adjustable circular shield w/ simple molded edge; one side w/ octagonal silk needlework, reverse w/ pleated silk sunburst. Base weighted w/ lead. Design after pl. 93, Hepplewhite, 3rd edition.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1810
Material
canvas
lead (metal)
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Lead
lead (metal)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
pole screens
SCREEN, POLE
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
54.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.34
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse
GUSN
17381

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