Pole Screen

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1785-1815

GUSN

GUSN-7645

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

Descriptive Terms

pole screens
fluting
gadrooning
gesso
gilding
japanning
turning (shaping process)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
fluting
Orientalism
urns
Gesso
Gilded
Japanned
Turned
Fluted
Gadrooned
Wallpaper
Orientalism
Urn
SCREEN, POLE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.361A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

53.5 x 15.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.361AB