13 September 2007
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, RED AND GILT-JAPANNED ROSEWOOD FIRE-SCREEN
BY ESCALIER DE CRISTAL, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
The arched rectangular silk-lined sliding screen above a hinged adjustable tray decorated with a Chinoiserie river scene, on splayed trestle ends joined by an undertier similarly decorated with exotic flowers and butterflies, stamped 'ESCALIER DE CRISTAL PARIS'
37 in. (94 cm.) high; 22 in. (56 cm.) wide
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