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Pole screen

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned and carved mahogany, embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA

  • Museum number:

    W.60-1926

  • Gallery location:

    On display at National Trust, Shugborough Estate, Stafford

On loan to Shugborough Park Farm Museum, Milford, Staffordshire

Physical description

Pole screen of turned and carved mahogany with embroidered canvaswork panel. The base of the shaft is vase-shaped and spirally turned, the tripod being carved with acanthus and ending with claw and ball feet. The panel shows a rural scene of buildings, figures and trees.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1775-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Turned and carved mahogany, embroidery

Dimensions

Height: 139.5 cm, Depth: 46 cm

Object history note

Previously on loan to the V&A before its bequest by Colonel Croft-Lyons.

Descriptive line

Pole screen of mahogany with canvaswork panel, England, 1775-1800 (RF 89/1678)

Labels and date

POLE SCREEN
Mahogany with a tapestry panel
ENGLISH; about 1760 [1972]

Materials

Mahogany

Techniques

Turning; Carving; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Acanthus; Houses; Trees

Categories

Furniture; Woodwork; Embroidery; Interiors

Collection code

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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