11264 AN INTERESTING MAHOGANY AND BRASS MOUNTED FIVE FOLD SCREEN, POSSIBLY FROM THE TUILERIES PALACE French. Late Eighteenth or Early Nineteenth Century. Measurements: Height: 34 3/4″ (88.2 cm); Width fully extended: 81 1/4 (206.3 cm); Width closed: 16 1/4″ (41.2 cm); Depth: 1″ (2.5 cm).
Of mahogany. Comprised of five panels, the upper section of each decorated by later floral painted fabric and adjustable in height by means of a brass handle on the top and ratcheted brass strips on the sides. The lower section of each panel carved with geometric fretwork. Fabric old but not original.
This folding firescreen screen comprises five panels, the upper sections of which can be raised or lowered independently of each other by means of a brass handle on the top and ratcheted brass strips on the sides. Geometric fretwork panels form the lower section of the screen.
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