Regency Style Fire Screen
A Regency style walnut fire screen (French, c. 1715 - 1750). The screen has a c. 1750 removable Louis XV silk Venetian brocade panel depicting a flowering vine motif enclosed by a rectangular frame. The top rail is carved with acanthus clad S-scrolls centering on a shell motif. The S-scroll sides are carved with bellflowers, scrolling foliage, and small flowerheads. The whole is raised on trestle supports of carved scrolls and foliage terminating in paw feet.
Wood, Walnut and silk brocade
114.3 x 78.7 x 43.2 cm (45 x 31 x 17 inches)
Gift of Mr. Forsyth Wickes, 1963.
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