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Polescreens – SOLD

A fine pair Regency rosewood POLESCREENS  circa 1815


Each needlework screen within carved frames on adjustable brass poles on acanthus carved fluted supports and tri-form bases.

  • Height: 57ins (145cm)
  • Width: 16ins (41cm)
  • Depth: 16ins (41cm)

Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster & London 1730-1840

Adjustable screens such as these were much used to protect people from the direct heat of the fire, particularly as cosmetics used then had a high wax content and would easily melt!