14 December 2000
A FRENCH PARCEL-GILT AND WHITE-PAINTED FIRESCREEN
Of Louis XVI style, 19th Century
The rectangular panel framed by stiff-leaf and guilloche, lined with ivory silk decorated with foliage, flanked by turned spreading stop-fluted columns with ball finials, the toprail carved with a musical trophy, on foliate-carved scrolling end-supports, with paper label inscribed 'JOEL', redecorated
38½ in. (98 cm.) high
Probably H.J. Joel, Esq., Childwick Bury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
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