6 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN EARLY LOUIS XV CARVED GILTWOOD FIRESCREEN
PROBABLY CIRCA 1725, POSSIBLY NORTH EUROPEAN
The rosette-guilloche carved frame with a pierced foliate and flowerhead cresting and scrolling foliate and shell clasps, enclosing a panel of 18th century white-metal thread embroidered floral silk, on foliate S-scroll supports, pegged construction, re-gilt
41½ in. (105 cm) high, 26½ in. (67 cm.) wide
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Acquired from Ghislaine David, Paris.
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