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Pole Screen

1949.361AB (RS119481)

Description

Rectangular with Oriental figure at gate. Molded border gessoed and gilded. Screen attached to pole with brass clamp and ring. Pole has urn-shaped finial, three scrolled and curving legs with back scrolled feet. Wallpaper applied to back of screen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1815
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
fluting
gadrooning
gesso
gilding
japanning
turning (shaping process)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Fluted
fluting
Gadrooned
gadrooning
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Japanned
japanning
Orientalism
pole screens
SCREEN, POLE
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Urn
urns
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
53.5 x 15.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.361AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7645

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