18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
A LATE VICTORIAN POLYCROME-DECORATED FOUR-PANEL LEATHER SCREEN
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Each arched panel with nailed leather edge, with a street scene of a stage coach passing through a village, the reverse with a printed and ink-inscribed label 'THIS SCREEN IS MARKED MADE IN ENGLAND ON UNDER EDGE OF THIS RAIL', one rail on the reverse stamped 'MADE IN ENGLAND'
Each panel: 6 ft. (183 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) wide
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