Pole screen

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1795-1810

GUSN

GUSN-17381

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

Descriptive Terms

pole screens
canvas
lead (metal)
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
Mahogany
Coated Canvas
Silk
Lead
SCREEN, POLE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

54.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Jesse Gwendolyn Morse

Accession Number

1969.34