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Pole screen

1949.307 (RS119425)

Description

Tripod base; C-scroll legs on ball feet; pole with ball finial. Screen: octagonal with decorative borders around central bouguet of flowers on yellow ground. Backing: reddish- brown leather. Screen attached to pole with brass rings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
gilding
leather
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
stenciling
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
C-scrolls
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
leather
Leather
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
pole screens
SCREEN, POLE
Scroll
Stenciled
stenciling
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
64 x 17.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.307
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8029

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