Pole screen

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-8029

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

Descriptive Terms

pole screens
brass (alloy)
gilding
leather
mahogany (wood)
painting (coating)
stenciling
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
C-scrolls
floral patterns
Mahogany
Leather
Brass
Turned
Painted
Stenciled
Gilded
Floral
Scroll
SCREEN, POLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

64 x 17.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.307