French Neoclassical Carved Giltwood Firescreen circa 1900 - image 1 of 10

A striking decorative element from the Belle Epoque period, this beautiful firescreen is crisply carved around the edge with a repeating laurel-leaf motif framing a needlepoint tapestry with displays of florals and foliage in a mellow gold fabric with warm natural accent colors. A twisted rope carving runs the stretcher between the scrolled legs, each with acanthus carvings along the upper and terminating in scrolled toes.

Measurements: 38 1/2” H x 22 1/2” W x 11 1/2” D

Condition Report: Fabric behind tapestry worn, discolored and a bit torn along the top edge. Wear and some threading to the tapestry. Areas of inpainting to gilding. Cracks and joint separations in the legs as expected; loss to scroll of one toe. Other surface wear and minor chipping/losses.

ITEM ID
809VPY25
ORIGIN
France • French
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Silla, Ltd.

French Neoclassical Carved Giltwood Firescreen circa 1900

$1,500 REDUCED

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