6 July 2000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TRIPOD POLESCREEN
With associated 18th Century banner
With rectangular needlework panel of a vase of flowers on a thin four columned support, carved with rockwork and cabriole channelled legs
67½ in. (171.5 cm.) high
By descent with the Earls of Guilford, Waldershare Park, Dover, Kent or possibly Glemham Hall, Suffolk (which was sold in 1923).
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